Bruce Biewald

Articles by Bruce Biewald

13 July 2011

Energy planning in response to climate change: Accurate costs are critical

Bruce Biewald

There has been ample discussion in recent years of a "nuclear renaissance," and many politicians and energy analysts believe that a meaningful response to climate change must include a new fleet of nuclear plants in the United States. The long-term planning studies that routinely come out of utilities, advocacy groups, and the Department of Energy now commonly include new nuclear units.