Anyone that thinks that the nuclear power industry is going to go away soon should consult with the Department of Energy, which is ponying up a cool $40 mil for new and innovative reactor designs. The DoE can see that the USA still needs nuclear power.
US Energy Department Offers $40Mln for New Nuclear Reactor Designs
"The Energy Department noted it was issuing the funding opportunity as an early step in increasing investment in nuclear advanced reactor technologies.Excellent move, DoE.
The funding, the Energy Department said, would support research, development and demonstration of advanced reactor concepts in promoting clean energy technologies."