The outlook for nuclear power across the United States and globally

March 2012
Trends (15339556);Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p10
The article focuses on nuclear power in the U.S. and globally. It states that increase in electricity demand and concerns regarding carbon dioxide emissions have revived interest of the U.S. in its nuclear power industry. It mentions that outlook for this industry is influenced by natural gas prices and there is interest in new plants due to incentives in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 in form of tax credits. It highlights that there is interest in nuclear energy globally.


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