More US Nuclear Plants May Be Shut Down

The Crystal River nuclear plant was formally started on the permanent shut down process this week. It may not stop with this plant. UBS has announced other plants they think are at risk. Reuters mentioned an Exelon units that may shut down. Exelon denied this to Reuters but this was previously admitted by the company. One of Constellation Energy’s units may also face shutdown.

The plants that may shut down due to economics:
Vermont Yankee
Fitzpatrick
Clinton
Ginna

The Kewaunee nuclear plant in Wisconsin is also in the process of permanent shut down due to poor profitability.

 

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