New Nukes in Texas

September 27, 2007 at 12:03 pm Leave a comment

For the first time in ~30 years an application to build two new nuclear power plants at the South Texas Project site has been submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission .  This will eventually help reduce carbon monoxide emissions, since most new electricity comes from coal fired plants.

This reactor is a proven design (ABWR) with four in operation in Japan.

Nuclear Power Reborn: Scientific American

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