Numerous press reports this morning say that Dominion is trying to find a buyer for the Kewaunee nuclear power plant. Dominion bought the Wisconsin reactor in 2005 for around $200 million. No word so far about takers for the offer.
Austin’s municipally-owned utility owns 16 per cent of the South Texas Nuclear Project. As a rate-payer, I figured that I could try to dispose of the liability, so I put an ad on Craigslist last year advertising that the plant was for sale. Apparently, Craigslist is not the best way to get rid of a nuke that nobody wants….