Was nuclear the right decision for SC...

Was nuclear the right decision for SCE&G?

There are 2 comments on the Post and Courier story from Jul 7, 2013, titled Was nuclear the right decision for SCE&G?. In it, Post and Courier reports that:

The blue heavy-lift derrick, one of the two largest cranes in the world, sits between Nuclear Unit No.

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SpaceBlues

Humble, TX

#1 Jul 7, 2013
No, nuclear probably would not have been a real option were it not for South Carolina's law shifting the up-front costs to customers. Without it, Marsh said,“we probably would not have undertaken construction.”

There you go.
LessHypeMoreFact

Etobicoke, Canada

#2 Jul 7, 2013
Nuclear is certainly like renewables in terms that most costs are 'front loaded'. This makes government loan guarantees a way to encourage or discourage investment.

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