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Nuclear `hard to justify', says GE chief

Nuclear power is so expensive compared with other forms of energy that it has become "really hard" to justify, according to the chief executive of General Electric, one of the world's largest suppliers of atomic equipment.

"It's really a gas and wind world today," said Jeff Immelt, referring to two sources of electricity he said most countries are shifting towards as natural gas becomes "permanently cheap".

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by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Tue Jul 31st, 2012 at 05:14:31 AM EST

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