Competitive Nuclear Energy Investment: Avoiding Past Policy Mistakes
Publication Date: November 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Jack Spencer
Keywords: Energy and environment; energy bill; renewable energy; Energy Policy Act
Coverage: United States
Nuclear power is a proven, safe, affordable, and environmentally friendly alternative to fossil fuels that can offset America's growing dependence on foreign energy. Federal, state, and local governments will have a role to play, especially in building confidence with investors, but the best long-term subsidy that they could give the industry is the freedom to succeed.