The Tennessee Valley Authority, which planned a decade ago to begin an American renaissance in nuclear power by building the first next-generation nuclear reactors in Alabama, is abandoning those plans because of shrinking power demand and rising nuclear construction costs. TVA told regulators Friday it will not pursue construction of two Westinghouse AP1000 reactors at its Bellefonte Nuclear Power plant in Hollywood, Ala. The utility filed a motion Friday with the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission indicating it will withdraw its application for a combined operating license for the reactors.
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