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UPDATE 1-U.S. nuclear power plant outages


nuclear power generation capacity and the capacity offline due to planned and unplanned reasons, according to the daily data from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Total capacity......... 97,738 MW Total out today........ 19,880 MW (20%) Total out previous day.................. 20,903 MW (21%) Total out year-ago...................... 19,984 MW (20%) 5-year average ...


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Bob Meinetz on Oct 22, 2020

It's autumn again, when pumpkin spice coffee is brewed and nuclear plants are refueled, when anti-nuclear activists post refuelings as "outages" in a vain attempt to make the most reliable source of electricity appear unreliable.

Good luck! Nuclear's capacity factor is higher than any other source of electricity including solar and wind. Especially solar and wind.

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