Nuclear Dominoes Are Falling

With energy markets punishing independent power producers, the industry has begun to discuss the early retirement of some nuclear power plants. In particular, three units owned by NextEra Energy (NEE) and four by Entergy (ETR) could be the next in line to be taken permanently off line.

Dominion Resources (D) started the trend. The company decided to retire its Kewaunee Power Station, which could have operated until 2033. The nuclear facility's components had been upgraded or replaced, and had a record of reliability. It just could not make enough money for the company's shareholders....717 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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