2017 was undoubtedly a challenging year for nuclear power in the US. But last week, two of the major players in 2017’s nuclear power drama may have found a path forward, subject to regulator approval. Westinghouse, the nuclear reactor company owned by Toshiba that went bankrupt in early 2017, may have found a buyer in a Canadian company called Brookfield Business Partners. Similarly Scana, the energy company that owned 55 percent of the VC Summer nuclear buildout in South Carolina, may also be bought up by Virginia-based Dominion Energy.
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