Staggering downturn in prospects for the nuclear energy industry


Many did forecast it “all going wrong”

Antinuclear

nukes-sad-CNBC: Nuclear power has taken a beating — Engulfed by ‘cauldron of events’ — Staggering change from just a few years ago — Not many had forecast it would “all go wrong at once” http://enenews.com/cnbc-nuclear-power-beating-engulfed-cauldron-events-staggering-change-years-many-forecast-all-wrong
Title: Nuclear Power Falters, Engulfed by ‘Cauldron’ of Bad Luck
Source: CNBC
Author: Javier E. David
Date: May 13, 2013

Nuclear Power Falters, Engulfed by ‘Cauldron’ of Bad Luck

Once touted as a successor, or at least a competitor, to carbon-based power, the nuclear sector has taken a beating as the momentum behind new projects stalls and enthusiasm for domestic fossil fuel production grows.

Across the country, plans to build nuclear plants have hit roadblocks recently—a sharp turn for a sector that just a few years ago was looking forward to a renaissance. […]

The change in nuclear’s fortunes is staggering, given that the U.S. is the world’s largest producer of nuclear power […]

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