Progress Energy Will Retire Its Nuclear Plant

High costs of repairs cited as reasonProgress Energy Florida, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, announced this morning that it will retire its nuclear plant near Crystal River, which has been shut down since late 2009 for upgrades and then extensive cracking in the unit's protective concrete shielding.

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