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Construction workers work on the Phase II nuclear power plant at the LingAo nuclear power plant in Daya Bay, Guangdong province, China. | Ryan Pyle/Getty Images
Energy

Nuclear Power Is Booming in Asia as US Industry Struggles

More than half of the world's new nuclear capacity is under construction in Asia, while cheap natural gas and cost overruns have all but halted new construction in the US.

May 8, 2017
7:52 AM EDT
“You cannot build a new nuclear power plant anymore under market economy conditions — full stop.”