Publications: Articles

Strategically Countering China’s Global Nuclear Ambitions

BY Ken Luongo and Paul Murphy In an increasingly carbon-choked world, a global nuclear power groundswell seems to be surfacing. The civil nuclear future will be providing smaller and non-traditional nuclear power plants to developing economy nations, remote settlements, and industrial operations including desalination and hydrogen production. The question is how this next-gen nuclear wave…
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COVID-19 Lessons for Next-Gen Nuclear Governance

" COVID-19 is a nasty wake-up call that in a globally interwoven world, crises cannot be contained by borders alone. It illustrates that serious gaps remain in the ability of the international community to collaborate in the face of transnational challenges. And it underscores that not all nations embrace the transparency that is required to…
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COVID-19 Lessons for Next-Gen Nuclear Governance

As the novel coronavirus rips across the global landscape, it would seem to have little connection to the governance regime required for the rapidly developing next generation of nuclear energy. But there are three essential connections – transparency, trust, and international cooperation. A predisposition for opacity and a weak bond of trust are at the…
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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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