State of the Nuclear Energy Industry

Fertel, Marvin S.
May 2013
Electric Perspectives;May/Jun2013, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p86
The article presents a speech by Nuclear Energy Institute's president and chief executive officer (CEO) Marvin S. Fertel delivered at the Nuclear Energy Assembly in Washington, D.C. on May 14, 2013, in which he discussed the state of the U.S. nuclear energy industry. He said the average capacity factor for 2012 was 86.4%, reflecting the extended shutdown of three facilities. Fertel also mentioned new nuclear power plant construction projects, such as the Watts Bar 2 in Tennessee.


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