NRG Energy wants to revive US nuclear energy capability

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There are 103 nuclear power plants in the US today, but they are getting very old and have not been updated in years. Many have already filed for a 20-year extension on their 40-year operating license. These 103 power plants generate about 20 per cent of the energy used in the United States, but to date no plans have been set to continue or expand that energy production once these 103 power plants are too old to operate. NRG's proposal would start to move in a direction of renewing our...Read Full Story