The costs of nuclear reactors have been steep for many utilities

Sep 26, 2011 Full story: The Florida Times-Union

Building nuclear power plants can be expensive for investors and customers, adding significant risks to utility stocks generally used as a haven for retirees, widows and others wanting investments with financial stability.

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BDV

Atlanta, GA

#1 Sep 26, 2011
You build them right, or you don't build them at all. What's the value of a 1.5 GW electric power source, with a life span of 80 years? To the utility company? To the COnsumer?
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I just had a 3 hour blackout yesterday, so to me the answer is:
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You build them right!
BDV

Atlanta, GA

#2 Sep 26, 2011
Also with a life span of 80 years, I can think of few other investments as stable in value as a nuclear powerplant.

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