Nuclear Innovation Newsletter
Washington D.C. In December NIA released 3 new publications, 3 statements, was quoted in 2 news articles and hosted the last event of our Fueling Our Future 3-part event series.
December, directly following the completion of COP28 was a big month for nuclear energy as we ended the year and planned for 2024.
NIA Statement on Publication of New Paper "Characterizing an Emerging Market for High-Assay, Low-Enriched Uranium Production"
WASHINGTON D.C. - The Nuclear Innovation Alliance (NIA) has released a new report, “Characterizing an Emerging Market for High-Assay Low-Enriched Uranium”. This comprehensive technical report provides new detailed analysis on the costs of high-assay, low-enriched uranium (HALEU) production and the funding requirements for federal programs to support HALEU availability for advanced reactors. NIA's Executive Director, Judi Greenwald, shared the following statement about the objectives and conclusions of this new NIA analysis:
NIA Statement on Publication of Updated Paper "Advanced Nuclear Energy Guide for State Policymakers"
WASHINGTON D.C. - Today the Nuclear Innovation Alliance (NIA) released an update to their original 2021 report, “Advanced Nuclear Energy Guide for State Policymakers.” The Guide serves as an introduction to advanced nuclear energy projects and policies for state-level policymakers and stakeholders. It describes advanced reactor technology and its benefits, provides an overview of enabling federal policies, and reviews state options to incentivize local development of advanced reactors. The report also contains case studies of emerging, state-specific advanced nuclear projects including:
NIA statement on including the Nuclear Fuel Security Act in the National Defense Authorization Act
Washington D.C. The following statement may be attributed to Nuclear Innovation Alliance Executive Director Judi Greenwald regarding the inclusion of the Nuclear Fuel Security Act in the National Defense Authorization Act:
“We’re excited to see sustained bipartisan and bicameral support for advanced nuclear energy. Ensuring a sustainable, domestic, commercial fuel cycle for advanced reactors is critical to the successful deployment and operation of advanced nuclear technologies that can provide significant clean energy and energy security benefits."
NIA Statement on announcement at COP28 of a new multi country development goal for new nuclear energy
WASHINGTON D.C. The following statement may be attributed to the Nuclear Innovation Alliance Executive Director Judi Greenwald regarding the announcement of the USA, France, UK and 17 other nations intention to triple nuclear energy capacity globally by 2050.