Reviews current status of U.S. nuclear power industry, and examines Federal initiatives to encourage new nuclear power plant construction, including NRC licensing reform, the DOE nuclear power 2010 program, and nuclear production tax credit, regulatory risk insurance, and loan guarantees under the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Provides analysis of new nuclear power plant construction, including base case assumptions and results, impact of the 2005 Energy Policy Act, and sensitivity analysis. Includes tables.
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