How big a role should nuclear energy play in the U.S. portfolio?

January 30, 2013

As the U.S. need for electricity expands, how large a role should nuclear energy play in the U.S. energy portfolio?Ben Grambau of Clean Energy America, which is sponsored by the Nuclear Energy Institute, says the nation needs to continue to use nuclear energy. Diane Brown of the Arizona Public Interest Research Group says she would prefer that the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station west of Phoenix be closed, leading to Arizona no longer using nuclear energy.

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