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Prefab Nuclear Plants Prove Just as Expensive via The Wall Street Journal

Modular method has run into costly delays and concerns about who will bear the brunt of the expense

Building nuclear reactors out of factory-produced modules was supposed to make their construction swifter and cheaper, leading to a new boom in nuclear energy.

But two U.S. sites where nuclear reactors are under construction have been hit with costly delays that have shaken faith in the new construction method and created problems concerning who will bear the added expense.

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