REGIONAL CENTER FOR NUCLEAR EDUCATION & TRAINING

Why Nuclear Energy

Nuclear Energy is the only existing technology that can simultaneously answer economical, geo political, and environmental issues.

Nuclear Energy is the cheapest(at )1.7 cents/kWh, nuclear power is 29% cheapest than its closest competitor

Nuclear energy is the largest steward of greehouse gases.

Carbondioxide Prevented by U.S. Electric Power Industry

(In million metric tons of CO2)

Nuclear Workforce Projections

Over 41,000 techinicians needed by 2030

Natural Attrition

Nuclear energy industry has an extremely high natural attrition rate due to the structure and demands

New Construction

Each new facility will employ 400-700 employees.

By 2030, there will be a need for 14k to 24k new employees.

Aging Workforce

Over 40% of the current nuclear workforce will be eligible to retire in the next 5 years.

By 2030, there will be a need for 15k new employees.