Tag Archives: decommissioning

Decommissioning San Onofre will cost $4.4 billion

Just something to think about before we build any more nuclear power plants…. The Seaside Courier reported today: The Community Engagement Panel, which was created to advise plant owners Southern California Edison, San Diego Gas & Electric and others, will … Continue reading

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Why it’s going to take sixty years to decommission the Crystal River nuclear plant

An article in the Tampa Bay Times looked at the cost and time line for decommissioning the single reactor at the Crystal River nuclear power plant: Duke Energy’s shuttered Crystal River nuclear plant will cost $1.18 billion in today’s dollars … Continue reading

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Decommissioning Illinois nuke to cost $900 million

One more pricetag when figuring the lifetime costs of nuclear power — decommissioning.   The Lake County News-Sun carried a piece on decommissioning the Zion nuclear plant in Illinois today: Zion Solutions … expects to complete the project by 2021. A 2007 estimate … Continue reading

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