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How much are those nuclear plants in the window?

Posted by on Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 9:29 AM

First, Progress Energy said $4.4 billion -- to build two more nuclear reactors at Shearon Harris. P-shaw, said NC WARN. Now, PE says $9 billion. Still p-shaw, says NC WARN. In Florida, the bidding for a pair of new PE nukes is up to $17 billion. And they are a long, long way from even being approved, to say nothing about what they'd cost were they actually built some day.

Way down in the N&O's story:

Standard & Poor's, the Wall Street rating agency, issued a report Wednesday titled: "Construction Costs To Soar For New U.S. Nuclear Power Plants."

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