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In october 2007 the two largest us nuclear utilities, exelon and entergy, signed letters of intent to contract for uranium enrichment services from ge hitachi global laser enrichment llc (gle) the utilities may also provide gle with support if needed for development of a commercial-scale gle plant. Background reading on the future of the global nuclear trade and the commercial today's reactors have high upfront costs and generate far too much power for smaller electricity grids. Examples include the costs of addressing the nuclear legacy of the cold war, including dismantling retired nuclear weapons and cleaning up the environment around contaminated historical nuclear facilities the costs of reducing the threat from nuclear weapons fielded by other countries, including efforts to halt proliferation, comply with arms.