Westinghouse, Largest Nuclear Reactor Builder, Announces Its Exit From Construction Business

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Westinghouse, Largest Nuclear Reactor Builder, Announces Its Exit From Construction Business
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At one point, nuclear energy was going to power the future. The atomic age would be cheaper and more efficient than burning coal to produce electricity. Even today, nuclear power is carbon-neutral and arguably more efficient than many alternative energy sources. Despite this, nuclear power has struggled to compete in the present regulatory environment. The latest sign of this comes with the announcement that Westinghouse Electric Company would be exiting the nuclear reactor construction business.

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