Problem

Prohibitive cost of nuclear power plants

Incidence:
There was an 800% cost overrun on the Seabrook nuclear project in New Hampshire, originally budgeted at less than US$ 1 billion but estimated, in 1984, to require $9 billion to complete.
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET