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This New Company Is Betting Big on Nuclear Power in America

Katherine Blunt writes in The Wall Street Journal on Constellation, a new nuclear power company.

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The C3 Take
  • Constellation, an Exelon Corp. spin off, operates the nation’s largest fleet and is planning to expand through acquisitions.
  • Nuclear power, our largest source of carbon free energy, is important to reaching net-zero goals but is often more expensive than natural gas or renewables.
  • Constellation is looking to become more cost-competitive by expanding its portfolio and producing green hydrogen.
  • With the need to reduce emissions becoming more clear, Constellation’s leadership could prove useful in reaching decarbonization targets.

“The stand-alone company, called Constellation, operates the nation’s largest fleet of nuclear-power plants and has plans for further growth by acquisition. But the nuclear plants, which have struggled to compete in recent years with cheaper natural-gas plants, as well as solar and wind farms, face uncertainty. Many now rely on state subsidies to survive.”

Read the full article here.

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