Publications: Articles

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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KEEPING AN EYE ON THE ENERGY AND CLIMATE BALL

A debate is underway in the Trump Administration regarding the future of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. According to news reports, one side advocates an immediate US withdrawal from the agreement. On the other side are those concerned that withdrawal would have adverse effects on US relationships around the world. History suggests that this…
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