NuScam’s Utah small nuclear reactor project in doubt – needs $billions of tax-payer support « Antinuclear

…. the UAMPS members who have committed to the project would only take about a quarter of the CFPP’s planned 462-megawatt capacity. UAMPS’ incoming CEO Mason Baker acknowledges that isn’t enough…………..

Baker said they are looking for partners both inside and outside UAMPS. There were originally 36 interested members, but concerns over costs and risks were enough for Logan, Bountiful and others to withdraw in 2020…………………………………………

For all of its safety refinements, the CFPP still relies on the fission of uranium, and with that process comes high level nuclear waste that takes up to 250,000 years to decay to a safe level. The U.S. government has never come up with a permanent solution for the waste, which is still stored near the plants that produced it. Like all nuclear power plants, the CFPP will be paying into a federal fund aimed at developing a solution…………  https://www.sltrib.com/renewable-energy/2022/11/24/want-buy-into-nuclear-power/

NuScam’s Utah small nuclear reactor project in doubt – needs $billions of tax-payer support « Antinuclear