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US Department of Energy announces a $1.2 billion fund to save America’s aged nuclear power stations

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Energy Department Announces Funds for Nuclear Power Plants 

MARCH 12, 2023

Both existing operational and closed facilities are receiving assistance. 

The Department of Energy has announced a $1.2 billion fund dedicated to extending the life of America’s aging nuclear power plants or potentially reopening plants that have closed, expanding the reactors eligible for aid. 

Secretary Jennifer Granholm said, “Preserving the domestic fleet is critical to reaching America’s clean energy future.” She said that expanding the scope of funding “will allow even more nuclear facilities the opportunity to continue operating as economic drivers in local communities that benefit from cheap [??], clean[??] and reliable power.” ……………………


March 12, 2023 - Posted by | business and costs, USA

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