Nuclear Energy is Big | AREVA North America: Next Energy Blog


The talk about nuclear energy recently has been only one thing: BIG. This week, nuclear energy got BIG backing from the administration with Secretary of Energy Chu and White House energy advisor Browner coming out in support of a Clean Energy Standard that involves nuclear. (Read here.)

BIG is also the word to describe the news out of Congress on Thursday. The House passed legislation that would add $7 billion in new loan guarantees for nuclear plant construction. The potential for job and economic growth with these potential nuclear facilities is also BIG.

And in terms of size, nuclear plants and components are BIG. Want to see just how BIG? Check out these images of the 3rd successfully installed steam generator at the Olkiluoto 3 site in Finland.

Click here to view the photos.

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