Reactors Likely to Cost $9 Billion: Progress Energy Doubles Estimate

October 17, 2008 The News & Observer - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX Building two nuclear reactors in Wake County could cost Progress Energy customers more than $9.3 billion.

Vermont Yankee Faulted for Leaks

October 15, 2008 By Sam Hemingway, Free Press Staff Writer BRATTLEBORO - A Nuclear Regulatory Commission inspector said Tuesday that slack engineering by Entergy Nuclear workers was to blame for two ... read more

Backing Nuclear Power October 17, 2008 Taxpayers may have rescued America's banking system, but will they have to assist the country's nuclear energy program, ... read more

Nuclear Power Generation Capacity May Quadruple by 2050

October 16, 2008 The Associated Press PARIS - The current supply of nuclear-generated electricity is projected to grow by up to a factor of 3.8 by 2050, if governments and the nuclear industry ... read more

Construction Costs Will "Soar" for New US Nuclear Power Plants

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said in an October 15 RatingsDirect paper.

EDF Won't Make Offer for Nuke-Builder Constellation Energy

October 15, 2008 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. French state-controlled electricity company Electricite de France SA (1024251.FR) said Wednesday it isn't launching a new offer for ... read more

New Energy Economy Emerging in the US October 15, 2008 Copyright © 2008 Earth Policy Institute Lester R. Brown As fossil fuel prices rise, as oil insecurity deepens, and as ... read more

Residents Skeptical of Yankee Assurances

October 15, 2008 By Susan Smallheer, Herald Staff BRATTLEBORO - Area residents made it clear to Nuclear Regulatory ... read more

The Real Story: Nuclear Reactors Are Sub-Prime Energy

Prepared by Michelle Boyd, Director of the Safe Energy Program, with Physicians for Social Responsibility The push for new nuclear reactors that's at the core of the energy debate - and the enormous ... read more

Progress Wins Rate Increase for $17B Nuclear Plant

October 14, 2008 Progress Energy won a rate increase Tuesday morning to pay for its $17-billion nuclear project.