Policy Documents

Burning Bright: Nuclear Energy's Future

Larry Foulke and H. Sterling Burnett –
March 28, 2005

U.S. demand for electricity will increase 50 percent by 2025, according to forecasts in the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) "Annual Energy Outlook 2004."  At least 350,000 megawatts of new generating capacity - hundreds of new power plants - will be needed before then.