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Tennessee Valley Authority
Nuclear power doesn't add up [Letter]
Nuclear power doesn't add up [Letter]

I read with interest the commentary, "The nuclear option" (Aug. 26), in The Baltimore Sun, and I wanted to comment on just one aspect of this public pitch for nuclear power. The author omitted the fact that Constellation Energy made application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to construct and operate Calvert Cliffs 3 in 2009, as I recall. They went into partnership with the French-owned Electricite de France to form UniStar Nuclear Energy to build an evolutionary pressurized water reactor similar to what is notoriously still under construction in Finland. As I am sure you are aware, Constellation dropped the project like a hot potato over the cost of financing a $7.9...