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Natural gas boom cools nuclear prospects — for now

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Monday, June 24, 2013 - 7:27am

Higher construction costs also a problem for nuke plants

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Cheap natural gas, high construction costs and a disaster in Japan have combined to dim prospects for a resurgence in nuclear power — especially in Texas’ unregulated market where utility companies must bear all of the financial risk of building new plants.

To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://fuelfix.com/blog/2013/06/23/natural-gas-boom-cools-nuclear-prospects-for-now/?cmpid=businesshcat

 

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