Optimism About the Future of Nuclear

September 2004
Nuclear Plant Journal;Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p24
Trade Publication
Interviews Ruth G. Shaw, president of Duke Power Co. and a member of Duke Energy's expanded executive and operating committees, regarding the future of nuclear. Efforts of Shaw to keep the students in her community colleges interested in their organization; Views of the president of Duke Power Co. on implementing the basic courses such as nucleonics for students interested in a nuclear power industry; Vision of Shaw about the future of Duke Power and the future of nuclear energy in the U.S.


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