Southern Company CEO expects more industry commitments for lightwater nuclear reactors in U.S. before 2030

By Thomson Reuters Jun 17, 2024 | 2:00 PM

(Reuters) – Southern Company CEO Chris Womack expects more industry commitments to build large lightwater nuclear reactors in the United States before 2030, the executive said at a nuclear power conference on Monday.

“The announcements will be before the end of this decade,” Womack said at the American Nuclear Society conference in Las Vegas.

(Reporting by Laila Kearney and Seher Dereen)