Repair costs rise at Crystal River nuclear plant
Repair costs rise at Crystal River nuclear plant 03 Aug 2012 The cost to fix the broken Crystal River nuclear plant appears to be on the rise. The previous top estimate of $1.3 billion is likely too low, Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers confirmed in an interview Thursday. The utility has not decided whether to repair or permanently shut down the plant. An independent technical evaluation commissioned on the facility by Duke's board is expected to be complete in about a month, Rogers said.