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OUTPUT OF NUCLEAR PLANTS ON THE RISE

United States nuclear power plants generated 9.5 percent more electricity in 1990 than in 1989, according to the 1991 Nuclear Industry Performance Compendium publish by Temple, Barker & Sloane Inc., a consulting firmDuring the same period, the average reactor unit's operation costs rose 6 percent and the average cost per kilowatt-hour generated increased 1.5 percent, the report says.