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Nuclear Power in the US: Market Research Report

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Nuclear Power Market Research Report | NAICS 22111b | Mar 2014

It's electrifying: The industry will slowly recover as power consumption rises

IBISWorld’s Nuclear Power market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$26bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-2.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
30,811
Businesses
65
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Growth for the Nuclear Power industry will slow as concerns regarding the safety of nuclear power plants continue. In the coming years, the Nuclear Power industry is anticipated to slowly recover as power generation and power consumption rises. In the coming years, the Nuclear Power industry is anticipated to slowly recover as power generation and power consumption rises... purchase to read more

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Prospective entrants to the Nuclear Power industry must obtain an operator's license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission before they can operate a nuclear power station; however, gaining a license is extremely difficult. Prospective entrants must also have large amounts of capital and considerable expertise.

Barriers to entry were reduced somewhat by the easing of regulations governing electricity generators and the move to a more competitive electricity market from the second half of the 1990s onward. Electricity utilities divested themselves of generating plant, either due to state government requirements that their market power be reduced, or voluntarily in order to focus on transmission operations, which remain regulated... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Nuclear Power Industry?

This industry consists of firms that operate nuclear-powered, electric-power generation plants. The power plants use nuclear fuel to generate steam, which in turn is used to power turbines that generate electric power. The electricity reaches end-users via transmission or distribution systems. This industry excludes government-owned nuclear facilities.

Industry Products
Nuclear generation from utilitiesNuclear generation from independent power producers
 
Industry Activities
Nuclear electric power generation


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