Exelon's 'Nuclear Guy': No New Nukes

Mar 29, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Forbes.com

Nuclear power is no longer an economically viable source of new energy in the United States, the freshly-retired CEO of Exelon , America's largest producer of nuclear power, said in Chicago Thursday.

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Stan Focht

Glastonbury, CT

#1 Mar 31, 2012
At best, Rowe is guilty of bad form for his school-yard comments about ComEd's Ayers.

What kind of limited leadership does it take to engage in the historical, volitile, short term economics of natural gas?

The nation deserves better. Fortunately, Obama has the foresight to look beyond the self serving interests and limited thinking reflected in Rowe's comments.
BDV

Brookline, MA

#2 Mar 31, 2012
30 US$/MWh * 1200 MW = 36,000 US$/hr.
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Day.
Night.
Summer.
Winter.
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300 million US$ per reactor, per year.

Not economically viable? My behind. Rather say US plutokrats want to milk the hydrocarbon cash cow for all its worth.

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