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Climate Concerns Open Opportunities on Nuclear Finance

Rising concerns about a warming planet are sustaining support for the financing of nuclear power projects, despite cost concerns about building large plants in economically developed nations. The European Union, United States, and Canada have all recently taken steps to preserve space on the zero-carbon agenda for existing and next generation reactors. The ability of…
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PAVING THE WAY FOR SMR & ADVANCED REACTOR DEPLOYMENTS

In a new brief from the Global American Business Institute (GABI), Ken Luongo from PGS, infrastructure project development, finance, and legal specialist Paul Murphy, and energy and electricity market expert Edward Kee analyze how reform of the IAEA’s nuclear reactor “Milestones” process can advance the deployment of small and advanced reactors to meet the surging…
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PREVENTING A NUCLEAR MELTDOWN IN THE MIDDLE EAST

U.S. geopolitical and nuclear nonproliferation objectives are on a potential collision course as Saudi Arabia seeks to join the Middle East’s growing nuclear power club by soliciting bids for the construction of two reactors. An agreement between the two countries to allow U.S.-supplied nuclear technology to flow to the kingdom must limit nuclear weapons potential and serve geostrategic objectives.…
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THE UNITED STATES REQUIRES AN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY

The Trump Administration’s energy and climate policies are evolving, although few specifics have been proposed to date. Let’s focus on what we do know: The Administration has stated its intent to stimulate increased production and consumption of fossil fuels through policies typically supported by Republicans. In general, these fuels contribute to public health, air quality…
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