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The Nuclear Renaissance

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The Nuclear Renaissance Amidst this economic crisis, one industry is expanding significantly, and Charlotte may benefit from its success. In the coming years, thousands of jobs will be created in Charlotte related to the licensing, design and construction of new nuclear plants. The nuclear industry is facing a serious personnel gap, as a large percentage of its workforce will soon age out of the industry. We'll discuss the nuclear comeback, why Charlotte is becoming such a hotbed for nuclear jobs and find out how the industry is encouraging nuclear energy as a career. Guests Jim Davis - President of Hoskins Davis, LLC Jeff Merrifield - Senior VP, Shaw Power in Charlotte Jay Potter - Dean, Harper Campus at CPCC Hear WFAE's Lisa Miller's story on how Duke Energy's nuclear plant at Lake Norman is becoming a popular social venue. "Fun at the Nuclear Plant."