A consortium of cities in four western U.S. states have voted in favor of moving forward with a plan to build a demonstration small modular reactor (SMR) power plant in Idaho, which if successful, could lead to a six-reactor project coming online by 2030 and providing carbon free power.
The article says that over 40% of electricity comes from solar, wind, hydro and nuclear. Who knew? Thats quite a chunk. It goes on to say that the nuclear option is on the rise here…doc
It is not hard for Utah to have so much solar, wind and hydro.
Please do not count your nuke chickens before they are hatched. Dozens of nukes have been cancelled before construcction start and dozens have been cancelled in the muddle (middle) of construction. Recent history: Summer 2&3 in South Carolina were cancelled with constuction over 30% compplete and $ billions spent.