On Feb. 9, Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) won approval to build two reactors near Augusta, Georgia. The first company was the first to receive NRC construction permits since 1978.
Other ETFs that follow global nuclear providers include:
- PowerShares Global Nuclear Energy portfolio (NYSEArca: PKN): up 9.0% year-to-date
- iShares S&P Global Nuclear Energy (NYSEArca: NUCL): up 7.7% year-to-date
Market Vectors Nuclear Energy
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Max Chen contributed to this article.