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Record Nuclear Shutdowns Seen Boosting `Pummeled' Natural Gas

Record Nuclear Shutdowns Seen Boosting `Pummeled' Natural Gas

02/27/2017

More U.S. nuclear reactors will close for refueling this spring than at any time in nearly two decades creating a power shortage that may lift beaten-down natural gas. Operators plan to shut 34 reactors, or more than a third of nuclear generating capacity, to replace fuel rods from March through May, according to Michael Rennhack, president and chief executive officer of www.NukeWorker.com, a website that advertises jobs in the sector. Read more

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