Nuclear energy and advanced nuclear is beginning to gain support and momentum in the Appalachian region.
Earlier this month, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin unveiled Virginia’s new 2022 Energy Plan. This new energy plan, like West Virginia’s, focuses on an “all-of-the-above” approach that seeks to harness nuclear, natural gas, renewables, and new energy sources.
Governor Youngkin’s plan outlines the increase in nuclear energy as a key part of the Commonwealth’s objective to become a world leading nuclear innovation hub.
“I am thrilled that the 2022 Virginia ...