EPIC Study Examines Economic Future of Nuclear Power (image) University of Chicago Share Print E-Mail Caption The Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station at Oak Harbor, Ohio, on the shore of Lake Erie, is a megawatt-scale reactor. Small modular reactors may prove to be a feasible alternative to such reactors in the future, according to a new study released by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC). Credit Lloyd DeGrane Usage Restrictions News organizations may use this image in connection with reports about the work of the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.