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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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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