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Vermont Yankee: Clean Kilowatt Cow That Deserves Saving

May 3, 2014 by Rod Adams
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Save Vermont Yankee?

Vermont Yankee is a 650 MWe nuclear power plant in excellent physical condition. It has an operating license that is valid through 2031 and it is run by a well-trained operational staff. It supplies power to a grid where 60% of capacity comes from natural gas delivered via constrained pipeline system.[read more]

Friday Energy Facts: Projected CO2 Emissions Vary with Coal and Nuclear Plant Retirements

May 2, 2014 by U.S. EIA: Today in Energy
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Emissions and Retirements

Significant retirements of nuclear and coal power plants in the United States could change the amount of CO2 emitted by the electric power sector. EIA's Annual Energy Outlook 2014 features several accelerated retirements cases that represent conditions leading to additional retirements.[read more]