In Canada, nuclear power versus renewable energy as the best way to reduce carbon foot print is still a debate.
However, it looks like the U.S. is gradually phasing out of the nuclear power business.
Lifecycle costing, huge nuclear capital costs and safety issues are tilting the argument in favour of solar, wind, ground source and biofuels.
Read this article by Amy Harder in AXIOS:
THREE MILE ISLAND, Pa. — Next year will mark 40 years since America’s worst nuclear-energy accident unfolded here in a partial radioactive meltdown. The reactor still operating next to the defunct one is set to close next year, 15 years sooner than planned.
Why it matters: As we found during a visit for “Axios on HBO,” this power plant represents everything good and bad about…[more]