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Closing Indian Point makes N.Y.’s net-zero goal harder to reach
With a blunt but indisputably accurate headline, an article from yesterday’s New York Times on the imminent closure of Indian Point makes it immediately clear what will happen when Unit 3, the nuclear plant’s last operating reactor, is shut down at the end of this month: The state of New York will be forced to rely more heavily on fossil fuels for electricity generation.
Following the retirement of Indian Point-2 last April, the share of New York’s power coming from gas-fired plants rose to about 40 percent, from about 36 percent in 2019, the piece notes, adding that the share from renewables moved up only slightly, to about 30 percent.
Charles E. Stevenson
Item ID: 300022|ISBN: 978-0-89448-031-7
1987|1st Edition|256 pages
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In this comprehensive volume, Stevenson recounts the history of the Experimental Breeder Reactor-II (EBR-II), the Fuel Cycle Facility (FCF), and the process requirements of this unique technology. The author also explains the reasons behind the remarkable success of both the EBR-II and the FCF. These data, presented as a useful information source, should be of considerable significance to the continuing development of nuclear power.