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Costs of closing the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

Costs of closing the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (N.Y.),
    • Nuclear power plants -- Decommissioning -- New York (State) -- Costs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames P. Stucker ... [et al.].
      ContributionsStucker, J. P., Rand Corporation., Power Authority of the State of New York.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTK1344.N7 C67 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 85 p. :
      Number of Pages85
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3782535M
      ISBN 100833003755
      LC Control Number81022742
      OCLC/WorldCa8112543

      Indian Point is the fourth nuclear power plant that Holtec has acquired for decommissioning. Holtec last year agreed to take over Exelon’s Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in Lacey Township, N.J., which shut down in Holtec is also acquiring two other Entergy reactors, the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Massachusetts and the Palisades.   The title of its website touts the Indian Point nuclear power complex along the Hudson River as “safe, secure and vital.”However, Indian Point is closing after more than 40 years, and New.

      On Ap , the Nuclear Regulatory Commission fined the owner of the Indian Point nuclear plant $, for failing to meet a deadline for a new emergency siren plan. The sirens at the plant are meant to alert residents within 10 miles to a plant on: Buchanan, New York (state).   Closing the Indian Point nuclear power plant could cost New York City-area electricity customers as much as $ million, according to a report by .

      Examining just how good an energy source Indian Point really is by the numbers. On Ap , Robert Bryce published yet another article, this time in Forbes, entitled New York has 1, Reasons Not to Close Indian Point. Bryce explains in very clear detail how to understand the issue of “energy density” and why a nuclear power plant like Indian Point, which takes up the space of.   Indian Point’s Unit 2 reactor ascended along the shores of the Hudson River in the late s at a time of great optimism for the nuclear power movement in the U.S.


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Costs of closing the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Download PDF EPUB FB2

Indian Point 1-GW nuclear unit 2 closing permanently this week Indian Point will join 13 other nuclear power plants across the United States that have begun the decades-long process of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Costs of closing the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant.

Santa Monica, Calif.: Rand, (OCoLC) The Cost of Closing Indian Point: Under $15 It is a day for the history books. Today in public hearings in Tarrytown, Riverkeeper begins making our arguments before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that the Indian Point nuclear reactors should be shut down when their.

This report estimates the monetary costs that would result from closing the nuclear power generating facilities at Indian Point, New York. The report estimates the total magnitude of the costs, the major components of costs, and the sensitivity of those components to major underlying by: 2. Replacing the electricity now being produced by the two reactors at Indian Point with wind turbines will require 1, times as much territory as what is now covered by the nuclear plant.

Entergy officials held a press conference announcing the closing of Indian Point nuclear power facility Jan. 9, Shutting down One nuclear reactor, Indian Point Unit 2.

Indian Point nuclear-reactor shutdown a huge blow to New York’s environment The Indian Point 2 nuclear power plant in Buchanan, NY. More problems with closing Indian Point.

The Indian Point nuclear power plant north of New York City has been supplying low-cost electricity to the metropolitan area for more than 50 years.

1. Rates Will Increase Due to Increased Power and Capacity Costs. Indian Point nuclear generates 2, MW of power on just acres of land (1/3 square mile). Nuclear is baseload generation, operating 24/7 to serve the non-peak load. The Indian Point plant even surpasses industry average by producing 93% of its potential output.

New Yorkers, especially in Westchester, just got another painful reminder of the cost of Gov. Cuomo’s foolish drive to shut the Indian Point nuclear power plant.

Last week, Rep. Nita Lowey (D Author: Post Editorial Board. One nuclear reactor, Indian Point Unit 2, will close by April Unit 3 will follow in April The state agreed to drop its legal challenges this month and support renewal of the plant's. This paper presents methods for estimating the full costs of closing nuclear power plants.

It (1) reviews recent studies of the economic costs of closing the Indian Point and Zion nuclear generating facilities, (2) offers methods for synthesizing the total costs of such closures, and (3) identifies and discusses the uncertainties associated with the major cost drivers.

Closing nuclear plants like Indian Point, that have decades left in a safe operating life is a short-sighted policy. The costs of building new generation are far higher than those of diligently maintaining the existing energy infrastructure.

New York will likely come to regret its fear-fueled abandonment of this reliable nuclear capacity. InIndian Point’s owner, Entergy, announced that it would shut the nuclear power plant down in One of the plant’s two reactors will stop producing electricity in the spring while a.

Indian Point operator Entergy confirmed the nuclear power plant will close starting in Closing the Indian Point plan has been a priority for Gov. Cuomo Sources said last week a. Plan Revealed for $B Cleanup of NY's Indian Point Nuclear Plant Decommissioning of power plant north of New York City along the Hudson River could start in and cost.

“As of the end ofthe decommissioning trust fund for Indian Point Unit 1 held $ million; Indian Point 2 contained $ million; and there was $ million. News that Indian Point Energy Center will shut down both its nuclear reactors by came via a press release from Gov.

Andrew M. Cuomo at 9 a.m. on Jan. : Ryan Deffenbaugh. ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York will be able to make up for lost electricity generation after the aging Indian Point nuclear power plant shuts down inGov.

Andrew. Less than a year from now, one of two reactors at New York’s Indian Point nuclear power plant will be permanently shut down.

The second is slated for closure by Ap. Closing the Nuclear Plant Threatens the Reliability of the Electric Grid. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has negotiated the closure of the Indian Point nuclear plant by Indian Point—a 2,megawatt, zero-emission facility—supplies about 25% of New York City’s electricity.The Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (Indian Point) generates 80% of the clean electricity (24% of the total) in downstate New York (Albany on south, NYC, and the surrounding metro area).

1 The agreement between New York State, Entergy (the plant’s owner), and Riverkeeper (a local antinuclear group) to close Indian Point was signed in early.

According to a release from the governor on Monday, Entergy Corp., which runs the plant, will shut down Indian Point Unit 2 by April and Indian Point Unit 3 by April -- completely ending.