U.S. Frozen on Nuclear Policy

While recent decisions by Japan and Germany to abandon nuclear power generation have dominated policy discussion in past months, recent reports from China and India paint a picture of global economic engines doubling down on nuclear power.

As reported from a recent meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency, India appears poised to move ahead with significant nuclear power additions to satisfy the nation’s growing residential and industrial sectors. China, likewise, will restart its own nuclear projects in 2012 after suspending them in the wake of the Fukushima incident. China’s goals are to quadruple its nuclear generation by 2015 and


Texas Matters - Friday, September 16th

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PACE Voices Support for Bellefonte Nuclear Plant

On Thursday, August 18th, with a 9-0 vote, the TVA Board of Directors authorized the completion of one nuclear unit at the Bellefonte site in Jackson County, Alabama.

“As we build Bellefonte we will integrate safety modifications from the extensive review of the lessons learned from the Fukushima nuclear plants in Japan,” said TVA President & CEO Tom Kilgore. “Making Bellefonte a productive asset with state-of-the-art equipment will add an additional supply of clean, base-load power to TVA’s generating mix.”

When completed, the nuclear unit at Bellefonte will generate 1,260 megawatts, or enough to power about 750,000 homes in