Community-Based Socioeconomic Decommissioning Solutions

Community-Based Socioeconomic Decommissioning Solutions

Just published. Our summary report: How Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning Can Inform the Energy Transition

Summary of lessons learned from our three-years worth of work with the  U.S. Economic Development Administration.

Check out our recent publication in The Electricity Journal

New Life at Old Plants: Exploring Solar Power Development at Former Nuclear Power Plant Sites in the United States

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The Nuclear Decommissioning Collaborative is a resource for decommissioning best practices and information. We are a non-partisan non-profit dedicated to providing decommissioning stakeholders with accurate and objective information to promote effective nuclear plant decommissioning and community revitalization.

Next Steps for Decommissioned Plants

Nuclear power plants can pump millions of dollars into local economies, but with more than 20 plants scheduled to close, how will these largely rural communities cope with this loss of revenue? We took a look at this issue in a recent article for The Daily Yonder.

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Climate bill could give boost to nuclear power in New England

June 10, 2024

Climate bill could give boost to nuclear power in New England – The Boston GlobeLawmakers are set to add nuclear power to the state-approved list of “clean energy” sources, enabling nuclear plants to compete for more contracts as Massachusetts tries to clean up its power grid.

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Closed nuclear power plangts may reopen to help reach emissions goal

June 6, 2024

Closed nuclear power plants may reopen to help reach emissions goal, energy chief says About a dozen U.S. reactors have closed since 2013, due to competition from natural gas fired power and increases in safety costs.

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Editorial: Study reveals Duane Arnold Energy Center could be restarted

June 4, 2024

Editorial: Study reveals Duane Arnold Energy Center could be restarted There’s a glimmer of hope to correct the region’s biggest economic blunder in a generation: the shutting down of the Duane Arnold Energy Center (DAEC) –

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