THE BIG PICTURE: Abandoned Nuclear Power Projects (Interactive Map)

Increasing uncertainties concerning low forecasted load; construction financing constraints and reversals; state certification hurdles; and challenges to nuclear profitability posed by the growing share of coal plants beset the nuclear industry in the early 1970s. The nuclear suffered a renewed economic meltdown and fierce public pushback in the aftermath of the Three Mile Island accident … Continue reading THE BIG PICTURE: Abandoned Nuclear Power Projects (Interactive Map)