SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

April 17, 2008 07:00 ET

U.S. Developers Face Price Tag of $300 Billion for 50 New Nuclear Units by 2020, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - April 17, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- U.S. developers proposing to build 50 nuclear units by 2020 are expected to shell out about $300 billion for the projects. What used to cost $2 billion-$3 billion a few years ago for a 1,000-megawatt or larger unit is now estimated to cost $6 billion-$7 billion each.

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