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Moderator: Scott CarlbergPanel: Chris Fallon, Duke Energy Jeff Merrifield, Shaw Chris Mowry, B&W
•   104 reactors in the US•   Produced 807 billion kWh in 2010•   Capacity factor of 91% (Coal – 64% - 2009)•   More than ...
Nuclear in the Carolinas Current Reactors        Construction• NC –                    – 2 – Fairfield (SCE&G)  – 2 – Brun...
• New build / finance• Used fuel• Workforce• Economic development
Finance• Loan guarantees• Cost capture• Partnerships
Workforce• Nuclear workers “aging out”• With potential 30% retirement rate in five years,     25,000 more workers may be r...
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Economic Development• Carolinas impact study• Earned Income: $4.7 billion• Payroll: $2.2 billion/year• Taxes: ¾ billion
2011 Energy SummitInnovation and Entrepreneurship in the Energy IndustryLaurence SkinnerHunton & Williams LLP
Charlotte’s Broad-Based Energy Sector•   More than 250 businesses•   More than 27,000 employees•   More than 5,600 new job...
Widely Known Names                     13
Lowest Prices Since 2001-2002                                14
Natural Gas Pricing Ratio Change                                   15
Global Price Spread                      16
The Panel•   Ken Valentine – Piedmont Natural Gas•   Johan Enslin – UNCC/EPIC•   John Nurkin – SPX•   Dave Dalton – Genera...
2011 Charlotte Chamber Energy Summit
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2011 Charlotte Chamber Energy Summit

  1. 1. Moderator: Scott CarlbergPanel: Chris Fallon, Duke Energy Jeff Merrifield, Shaw Chris Mowry, B&W
  2. 2. • 104 reactors in the US• Produced 807 billion kWh in 2010• Capacity factor of 91% (Coal – 64% - 2009)• More than 20% of total elec. output• After 30-years of no new-build, up to 6 possible new units by 2020 • 2 now under construction by SCANA (SC) • 2 now under construction by Southern (GA)
  3. 3. Nuclear in the Carolinas Current Reactors Construction• NC – – 2 – Fairfield (SCE&G) – 2 – Brunswick – 2 – McGuire – 1 – Shearon Harris• SC – – 2 – Catawba – 1 – HB Robinson As Well As … – 3 – Oconee – Savannah River Site – Multiple A/E & Vendor – 1 – VC Summer Operations
  4. 4. • New build / finance• Used fuel• Workforce• Economic development
  5. 5. Finance• Loan guarantees• Cost capture• Partnerships
  6. 6. Workforce• Nuclear workers “aging out”• With potential 30% retirement rate in five years, 25,000 more workers may be required by 2015• American universities annually graduate roughly 60,000 engineers for all industries• “… the United States has had an issue for years of an oversupply of low- and semi-skilled workers and a shortage of high-tech scientists and engineers.” Wells Fargo Econ. Group, 11/01/11• “Employability Crisis”
  7. 7. 30% 2003 25% 2007 Total Employment ~ 55,900 2005 2005 Total Employment ~ 57,900 2007 20% 2003 Total Employment ~ 58,400Employees 15% 10% 5% 0% 18-22 23-27 28-32 33-37 38-42 43-47 48-52 53-57 58-62 63-67 67+ Age Range Source: 2007 NEI Pipeline Survey Preliminary Results, Contractors not included
  8. 8. Economic Development• Carolinas impact study• Earned Income: $4.7 billion• Payroll: $2.2 billion/year• Taxes: ¾ billion
  9. 9. 2011 Energy SummitInnovation and Entrepreneurship in the Energy IndustryLaurence SkinnerHunton & Williams LLP
  10. 10. Charlotte’s Broad-Based Energy Sector• More than 250 businesses• More than 27,000 employees• More than 5,600 new jobs announced since 2007• Variety of subsectors: – Air Handling and Environmental Controls – Energy Efficiency – Energy Engineering, Infrastructure, & Generation – Storage and Materials – Manufacturing / Industrial – Recycling & Waste – Transportation – Water & Wastewater 12
  11. 11. Widely Known Names 13
  12. 12. Lowest Prices Since 2001-2002 14
  13. 13. Natural Gas Pricing Ratio Change 15
  14. 14. Global Price Spread 16
  15. 15. The Panel• Ken Valentine – Piedmont Natural Gas• Johan Enslin – UNCC/EPIC• John Nurkin – SPX• Dave Dalton – General Microcircuits 17

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