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Economics

The nuclear energy industry plays an important role in job creation and economic growth, providing both near-term and lasting employment and economic benefits. The 100 reactors in the United States generate substantial domestic economic value in electricity sales and revenue—$40 billion to $50 billion each year—with more than 100,000 workers contributing to that production.

 

Studies and analyses by the Nuclear Energy Institute on the economic benefits a nuclear plant brings communities.

Presentations from the annual NEI event in New York and other briefings throughout the year, including slides and notes.

Analyses on the types of financial incentives all electric generating technologies have received from the federal government.