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U.S. Nuclear Generators Eye Decarbonization Role, Enjoy Reduced Outage Time

U.S. Nuclear Generators Eye Decarbonization Role, Enjoy Reduced Outage Time

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SUGAR LAND--October 4, 2021--Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--As nuclear-energy providers find themselves playing an increasingly important role in the fight against climate change, they are enjoying shorter refueling and maintenance outages on their units. Nonetheless, stiff competition from natural gas and renewable sources have pushed down related power prices, putting nuclear plants in an increasingly shaky economic position. Industrial Info is tracking nearly 100 active and planned outages at nuclear power plants across the U.S., with kickoff dates spanning the next six years.

Within this article: Details on some of the major outages planned from key nuclear generators, including Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC), Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK), NextEra Energy Incorporated (NYSE:NEE) and Tennessee Valley Authority, and how those companies are using nuclear to shift their portfolios away from fossil fuels.

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