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U.S. Government Nuclear Energy Investments in Recent Legislation

This infographic illustrates new investments in nuclear energy-related projects across various U.S. legislative acts from 2021 to 2024. The categories include Fuel Enrichment Capacity and Infrastructure, Support for Existing Reactors, Advanced Reactors, Research and Infrastructure, and Military Nuclear Power. Significant investments can be seen in the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, in existing and advanced reactors.…
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Biden’s Domestic Nuclear Boost Needs to Expand to Exports

The Biden administration’s new announcements to “Bolster Domestic Nuclear Energy,” are a welcome effort to create a more cohesive ecosystem to support the deployment of U.S. reactors in pursuit of decarbonization.  While it is understandable that the administration would focus on the economic and clean energy value of domestic nuclear energy in an election year,…
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China’s Nuclear Energy Expansion

Source: World Nuclear Association China's domestic expansion of nuclear energy showcases a dynamic shift in the balance of global nuclear capacity. In the past decade, the country has exhibited a remarkable expansion in nuclear energy development, adding over 34 GW to its nuclear energy generation. As of April 2024, China has 55 operating nuclear reactors with…
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“Renewing American Dynamism” in Nuclear Export and Security

A recent RAND report on the sources of American dynamism and decline is very relevant to the country’s desire to lead any civil nuclear resurgence. At the heart of this desired leadership is the ability of the U.S. to produce competitive nuclear products and packages in an international environment where its challengers from Russia and…
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