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Title: Utilities expand baseload power plant plans

This article examines the plans being made by electric utilities to expand the number of baseload plants to accommodate increasing power demands. The results of a survey of utility's construction plans is presented. The topics include current construction, construction planning in the Southeast, current baseload technology, nuclear potential, and incorporation of environmental externalities impact in planning.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6623649
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Power Engineering; (United States); Journal Volume: 97:4
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; ELECTRIC UTILITIES; LOAD MANAGEMENT; PLANNING; CAPACITY; FOSSIL-FUEL POWER PLANTS; HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANTS; NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; POWER DEMAND; DEMAND; MANAGEMENT; NUCLEAR FACILITIES; POWER PLANTS; PUBLIC UTILITIES; THERMAL POWER PLANTS 296000* -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Electric Power