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Hi Bob, your comment made me laugh. I don't have a personal stake or ideology as far as nuclear power is concerned. I also did not write that nuclear would not "remain competitive" with renewable energy. I wrote this post after coming across a news piece I thought was interesting and doing a bit of research. I may be proved right or wrong in the future. Either way...
By the way, I think the confusion is because I used the wrong words. My bad. Nuclear power has a big role to play globally (see China, India, Finland etc.) but its role, at least as far as the electric grid in the United States is concerned, may not be as prominent as that of wind and solar. Based on Camecho's earnings call, it would seem that nuclear power is being positioned for...
Actually, the problem is that the compromises can't be properly resolved in an LCOE framework. Or, if one is forced to follow an LCOE, the results depend heavily on the costs assigned to occasional system failures.