New Report Details Significant Economic and Environmental Benefits of Nuclear Power Plants in Ohio

New Report Details Significant Economic and Environmental Benefits of Nuclear Power Plants in Ohio · Apr 21, 2017 4:45 PM

Washington, D.C. – April 21, 2017 – A new analysis of the economic and environmental impact of Ohio’s two nuclear plants shows that the Davis-Besse and Perry nuclear facilities help keep energy prices low for Ohio consumers, who would pay $177 million more annually for electricity and $1.3 billion over the next ten years without these two plants. In addition, the facilities add more than $510 million to the state’s gross domestic product and contribute $23 million in state and local tax revenues annually...

 

Nuclear Matters Comments on Return to Service of FitzPatrick Nuclear Plant

Nuclear Matters Comments on Return to Service of FitzPatrick Nuclear Plant · Mar 01, 2017 12:00 PM

Washington, D.C. – March 1, 2017 – Nuclear Matters today issued the following statement on the return to service of the James A. FitzPatrick nuclear power plant in Scriba, New York, following its planned refueling outage:

“With the return to service of the FitzPatrick nuclear plant following its planned refueling outage, New York is once again reminded of the many economic, environmental, and community benefits provided by the continued operation of our nuclear power plants.  New York’s nuclear plants provide 32 percent of the state’s electricity – and roughly 60 percent of its carbon-free generation – and are vital contributors to the baseload power generation of the state, providing affordable, reliable electricity to consumers...

Nuclear Matters Statement on NY PSC Hearing on Clean Energy Standard

Nuclear Matters Statement on NY PSC Hearing on Clean Energy Standard · Dec 15, 2016 12:00 PM

Washington, D.C. – December 15, 2016 – Nuclear Matters today issued the following statement on the New York Public Service Commission’s decision to affirm the Clean Energy Standard (CES) and close out the regulatory process.

“In moving forward with the CES and dispelling the objections that have been raised against it, the New York PSC continues to make headway on a critical, bold policy that will prevent the closure of at-risk nuclear plants and preserve their many benefits for all New Yorkers.  This groundbreaking policy, spearheaded by the leadership of Governor Cuomo and the PSC, has made New York a trailblazer w

Nuclear Matters Statement on Illinois Future Energy Jobs Bill

Nuclear Matters Statement on Illinois Future Energy Jobs Bill · Dec 01, 2016 12:00 PM

Washington, D.C.– December 1, 2016 – Nuclear Matters today issued the following statement on the Illinois General Assembly’s passage of the Future Energy Jobs Bill:

“The passage of the Future Energy Jobs Bill is a major step forward for Illinois.  By voting in favor of this important legislation, the Illinois General Assembly has demonstrated commendable foresight in terms of protecting valuable environmental and economic benefits for the state’s residents....

Introducing the Next Chapter of Nuclear Matters

Introducing the Next Chapter of Nuclear Matters · Dec 01, 2016 12:00 PM

For several years, multiple coalitions have advocated in support of the nuclear energy industry. The individuals who have joined Nuclear Matters, CASEnergy Coalition and the Nuclear Advocacy Network represent a diverse group of supporters from labor and business groups to environmental groups to local community members and nuclear industry employees. These supporters have provided important voices in the dialogue about the critical benefits of nuclear energy building a carbon-free energy future.

Nuclear Matters Statement on NY PSC Hearing on FitzPatrick Nuclear Plant Transfer

Nuclear Matters Statement on NY PSC Hearing on FitzPatrick Nuclear Plant Transfer · Nov 17, 2016 12:00 PM

Washington, D.C. – November 17, 2016 – Nuclear Matters issued the following statement on the announcement today regarding the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) hearing on the transfer of the James A. FitzPatrick nuclear power plant in Scriba, New York to Exelon Corporation from Entergy Corporation:

Washington, D.C. – November 17, 2016 – Nuclear Matters issued the following statement on the announcement today regarding the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) hearing on the transfer of the James A. FitzPatrick nuclear power plant in Scriba, New York to Exelon Corporation from Entergy Corporation:

“With a number of nuclear energy plants across the country at-risk for premature closure – or having closed already – New York is a bright spot on the map when it comes to recognizing and preserving the many benefits that these plants provide...

Nuclear Matters Statement on Clean Energy Standard Lawsuit

Nuclear Matters Statement on Clean Energy Standard Lawsuit · Oct 19, 2016 12:00 PM

October 19, 2016 – The lawsuit brought today by select generators attacking the inclusion of nuclear in the Clean Energy Standard (CES) ignores the demonstrable benefits of nuclear and its importance to our economy, environment, and electric grid...

Report by The Horinko Group Quantifies Carbon Value of U.S. Nuclear Plants

Report by The Horinko Group Quantifies Carbon Value of U.S. Nuclear Plants · Sep 23, 2016 12:00 PM

Washington, D.C. (September 23, 2016) – Nuclear energy plants in the United States collectively prevent more than 531 million tons of CO2 emissions per year – worth $85 billion by 2020, based on the federal government’s guidelines for the social cost of carbon – according to a new study that takes the most comprehensive look to date at the carbon value of nuclear...

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