Costs

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Other countries have proved that over the long term, nuclear power is actually cheaper than other sources of electric generation.

On a level playing field nuclear power would be cost-competitive

  • Nuclear power is not as heavily subsidized as wind and solar.

  • Nuclear power should get the same support as wind and solar do by being included in state renewable portfolio standards because it is carbon free.

On a total dollar basis, wind has received the greatest amount of federal subsidies. Solar is second. Wind and solar together get more than all other energy sources combined.”

– James Conca, 2017

The benefits of nuclear power
vastly outweigh the costs.

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“Between state and federal programs, the case is overwhelmingly clear; some forms of clean energy get vastly more support to help them compete in the energy marketplace than others. And nuclear, which could supply huge amounts of zero emission energy that could help the United States reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, is being significantly disadvantaged by government policy.”

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