“The Age of Nuclear Waste: From Fukushima to Indian Point” by Gordon Edwards
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“The Age of Nuclear Waste: From Fukushima to Indian Point” by Gordon Edwards

“Gordon Edwards was born in Canada in 1940, and graduated from the University of Toronto in 1961 with a gold medal in Mathematics and Physics and a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship. At the University of Chicago he obtained two master’s degrees, one in Mathematics (1962) and one in English Literature (1964). In 1972, he obtained a … Continue reading

“Roadmap for Replacing NY’s Indian Point with Clean Energy” by Jackson Morris
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“Roadmap for Replacing NY’s Indian Point with Clean Energy” by Jackson Morris

“What happens to the electric grid, your wallet, and carbon emissions when you retire a troubled nuclear power plant just north of New York City? That’s the central question explored by Synapse Energy Economics, a leading utility industry firm, in a report released today by NRDC and Riverkeeper that finds clean energy—including energy efficiency, renewable … Continue reading

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“The Indian Point Closure Agreement: A Review with Legalistic Focus” by Michel Lee, Esq.

The Indian Point Closure Agreement: A Review with Legalistic Focus* Background Most plants in the US nuclear fleet are operating near, or just beyond their original 40 year planned term of operation. Indian Point Unit 2 began operation in 1973 and Unit 3 began operation in 1975.  Entergy filed for a 20 year license renewal … Continue reading

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“Replacement Energy and Capacity Resources for the Indian Point Energy Center Under New York Clean Energy Standard (CES)” by Bob Fagan, Alice Napoleon, Spencer Fields, and Patrick Luckow  

“Synapse Energy Economics (Synapse) was engaged by Riverkeeper and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to analyze replacement energy and capacity resources associated with the retirement of the Indian Point Energy Center (IPEC). This report provides such analysis. Synapse utilized the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) ReEDS (Regional Energy Deployment System) modeling system1 to estimate … Continue reading

“Utility Analyst Report: Indian Point’s Nuclear Power Can Be Replaced With Low-Carbon Options Led By Increased Energy Efficiency & Renewables”
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“Utility Analyst Report: Indian Point’s Nuclear Power Can Be Replaced With Low-Carbon Options Led By Increased Energy Efficiency & Renewables”

Report for Riverkeeper, NRDC Shows Reliable, Affordable & Clean Power Transition Expected With 2020-2021 Shutdown of Troubled Nuclear Plant Near New York City; Implementation of State’s Clean Energy Policies is Critical NEW YORK – February 23, 2017 – Electricity generation from the aging and problem-plagued Indian Point Energy Center (IPEC) nuclear plant north of New … Continue reading