Centrica drops out of nuclear new-build

Post date: Feb 12, 2013 4:44:11 PM

Gas/electric utility Centrica has pulled out of the UK's nuclear new-build programme, leaving EDF Energy to carry the flag for new nuclear plants in this country. Economics is, of course, the key. Can nuclear power plants be built and operated in an economically viable fashion today (leaving aside the waste management issue)?

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