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Op-ed: New nuclear energy plants are a ‘fool’s errand’

Russell Lowes, PSR Arizona Board Member | Arizona Daily Star

3.5 minus 10 KWH gives you a deficit of 6.5 KWH for every dollar spent on new nuclear electricity.

How do you make up for that 6.5 KWH deficit? Households and businesses will have to buy more energy from their utility — 75% of that will be from fossil fuels. On average in the United States, 75% of all grid energy is generated by fossil fuels.

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