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The widespread alternative energy resource.
So awareness nuclear energy stand to date discussion is ongoing let's go -- -- Jeff Flock who's with the former chairman.
-- one of the biggest nuclear power companies in the country Jack.
Indeed Axel Lonnie is he's -- -- and then he's allowing me to interrupt his first day of retirement exclusively here on the Fox Business Network we're joined by John wrote today.
This is not only his next life.
Before classroom but it's something he did do when he was CEO.
Here at the -- Clark math and science academy one of the toughest neighborhoods in Chicago.
-- gives not only his money but this time and I wanna ask him.
About his role -- he's he's allowing me to kind of sneak in and interrupt Tim to you got a new focus here today and I wanna ask you about charter schools this is a charter school in Chicago.
I want to tell our viewers what those are in a moment.
Well -- let's do it now and then I want to ask about nuclear power.
Charter schools are schools that are.
Created it -- as public schools.
They're open to every one.
But they're freed of many of the traditional restrictions of public schools.
And they're run by operators like noble network who runs this one.
Who work really hard on higher accountability and -- and you have spent your whole life and an industry very highly regulated and I hear you saying as a good Republican that you are you said earlier mayor Emanuel got mad at you for being a Republican the other day.
And -- -- was tormenting.
You don't like regulation but you've -- your whole life clinic in an industry tightly regulated.
I can ask you one year in one day away from Fukushima.
Does it need -- defender today you have state your colony on nuclear power.
Of course it needs to defender today.
Fukushima -- dreadful accident and even though was far smaller than the surrounding tsunami.
It was something that wasn't supposed to happen.
And we are learning from it all the time.
I still think nuclear power has a major place to play in the world's energy supply.
But given that we're learning from Fukushima.
Given that natural gas is so cheap.
There's not a very economic time to be building new nuclear plants in the west I would say you are probably the most successful utility executive.
Since ambulance and -- ahead and a heck of a lot better ending than him both -- those who don't know Samuel and so was.
Look him up on Wikipedia this is a history class after all right to know if you've discussed that here.
You built this company that has both nuclear as well as other.
You like -- not sure coal fired plants you like new sources.
Well we are required by law.
To explore new sources but I also believe we sure.
I -- I think my job has been constantly looking for ways to get a greener energy supply at a price for customer can afford.
Nuclear has been a big part of that right now natural gas his queen.
In the long run wind and solar will get more economic they're just not very economic -- -- -- the wisdom of John Rowe being imparted not only to us exclusively here today on the Fox Business Network but more importantly perhaps.
To these future capitalists of America that you see out here at the Rowe Clark math and science academy which was mister -- backs not only with his.
Money but he puts his mouth where his money is absolutely Jeff Flock thanks so much and of course John -- doesn't -- a lot of inner -- that special.