Nuclear alternatives

The choice to shut down nuclear plants (or to never open them in the first place) requires figuring out an alternative way to generate electricity. According to Paul J. Meier, director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Energy Institute, reducing nuclear power would result in increased reliance on coal.

The choice to shut down nuclear plants (or to never open them in the first place) requires figuring out an alternative way to generate electricity. According to Paul J. Meier, director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Energy Institute, reducing nuclear power would result in increased reliance on coal.
Published on March 15, 2011, 10:28 p.m.
 
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