Nuclear station performance fuels industry renaissance

Renwick, Brian L.
July 2001
Power;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 145 Issue 4, p24
Trade Publication
Focuses on the favorable attention received by the United States nuclear industry in 2001 since the 1979 Three Mile Island accident in Pennsylvania. Events that contributed to the turnaround of treatment on the nuclear industry; Areas expected to figure in station priorities and budgets in the following years; Examples of nuclear plant uprate projects.


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