In 5 Charts, Here’s Why Nuclear Energy Is Going Nowhere
From Business Insider
By Rob Wile
At least five U.S. nuclear plants have been shuttered this year, the result of runaway expenses and an inability to compete with cheap natural gas produced by the shale boom.
So you may not need more reason to think nuclear is going nowhere.
But here are five more charts, via a Citi team led by Jason Channell, showing that nuclear is not only on the wane in America, but also around the world.
Nuclear now requires an up-front investment 5x greater than gas on a per Watt basis.
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