NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Uranium Resources (URRE), Ur-Energy (URG - Get Report), Uranerz Energy (URZ), Denison Mines (DNN - Get Report), Hitachi (HIT), General Electric (GE - Get Report), USEC (USU), and Fluor (FLR) are nuclear stocks with potential upside of up to 148%, calculated on analysts' average 12-month price targets.The tremendous pressure on fossil fuels worldwide improves the prospects of nuclear energy as a critically important source of electricity generation. Nuclear energy supplies 16% of the world's electricity and meets up to 20% of U.S. electricity demand. According to the World Nuclear Association, nuclear reactor count stood at 544, including under-construction, planned and proposed reactors.
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