COOPER: UP TO $90 BILLION NEEDED TO SCALE UP SMALL MODULAR REACTORS WOULD SNUFF OUT FINANCING FOR WIND AND SOLAR POWER

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 15, 2014 – Hopes that “small modular reactors” (SMRs) will save the dying nuclear power industry in the United States and avert climate change are unfounded. What is far more likely to happen if the U.S. scales up SMRs is that they will choke off the funding and policies that have allowed renewable energy to expand at record levels, while SMRs will suffer all of the same woes that have plagued large nuclear reactors, according to a major new report issued today by nuclear financing expert Dr. Mark Cooper.

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