Nuclear Renaissance Stalls Problems Plague Launch of 'Safer' Next-Generation Reactors

The executives of electric utilities worldwide are dreaming of a renaissance in nuclear power. But problems with a new, state-of-the-art reactor in Finland suggest that this is unlikely to happen. The industry's alternative strategy is to modernize older plants to drastically extend reactor lifetimes.
Photo Gallery: Nuclear Deficiencies
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Photo Gallery: Nuclear Deficiencies

Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan.