Seeking carbon-free power, Virginia utility considers small nuclear reactors – Yahoo Finance

Seeking carbon-free power, Virginia utility considers small nuclear reactors – Yahoo Finance

Virginia's largest utility said Wednesday that it will explore the possibility of using small nuclear reactors to help meet growing electricity demands while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Nuclear power has been emerging as an attractive option for states transitioning away from coal, oil and other fossil fuels. There are no small modular reactors, known as SMRs, in operation in the U.S., according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the independent agency that oversees civilian uses of radioactive material.

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