$2 Billion US DOE New Plant Risk Insurance

July 2006
Nuclear Plant Journal;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the federal risk insurance requirement for the establishment of nuclear power plants in the United States as authorized by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct). According to United States Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W. Bodman, the risk insurance protects the companies from bureaucratic and legal related delays of the start-up of the said plants.


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