Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Growth for the industry will remain strong, despite concerns about the safety of nuclear power plants. An increase in demand for electricity will boost industry revenue, while plants will increase their capacity through uprates. Furthermore, new nuclear plants will likely be built, supporting consistent growth over the next five years... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The major region in the United States that generates nuclear power is the Southeast, representing almost 32.8% of output. The main producing states in that region are North Carolina, South Carolina and Alabama. To a considerable extent, the substantial share held by this region is due to its large population, which amounts to about 25.0% of the nation's total. The Mid-Atlantic (20.7% of output) and Great Lakes (19.4%) regions also account for substantial shares of nuclear power production; both regions have substantial industrial bases and are major consumers of power.
The Southwest accounts for 8.4% of nuclear power generation, with all production in the region occurring in Texas and Arizona. The Plains and the West account for 6.1% and 5.4% of industry output, respectively... purchase to read more