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Nuclear Power Provides A Whole Lot More Than Just Energy

January 16, 2018

Via: Forbes

Another study on the economics of nuclear energy found unequivocally that nuclear power plants provide substantial economic benefits to the states and regions in which they reside.

In this case, the study focused on the Columbia Generating Station, operated by Energy Northwest, in eastern Washington State. Performed by the Nuclear Energy Institute, the study found that the power plant, with a nameplate capacity recently increased to 1,207 MW, generates over 9 billion kWhs of emission-free electricity every year, enough to power the City of Seattle.

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