The Nuclear (Power) War Isn’t Over Yet

By [email protected] Many are calling this the end of the nuclear age in America.

When utility partners Santee Cooper and South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) abandoned plans last month to complete two reactors already under construction, it was widely viewed as a crippling setback for the future of modern nuclear in the U.S.

The V.C. Summer Nuclear Station was meant to represent the next generation of advanced and more affordable nuclear power plants. But it was plagued by delays and cost overruns that developers ultimately couldn’t justify.

“It’s a disaster for the possibility of new nuclear projects being built here,” said John Parsons, an

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