Uranium Supply is Not a Significant Constraint to Using Nuclear Energy for Climate Mitigation
Nuclear energy is the largest source of carbon-free power in the United States and second largest source globally. As countries around the world consider nuclear energy for their 21st century decarbonization needs, one important question is whether there is enough uranium fuel for nuclear energy to play a greatly expanded role in global energy supply.
NIA Commits to Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy Program
WASHINGTON (December 20th, 2021) - Today the Nuclear Innovation Alliance (NIA) is announcing our commitment to becoming a Gender Champion in Nuclear Policy. This network of leaders of over 70 organizations is dedicated to enhancing the presence, voice, and impact of women in the nuclear energy community through specific, public pledges and shared experiences. By being part of this initiative, the NIA has promised to implement the following commitments:
NIA Releases New Report “Promoting Efficient NRC Advanced Reactor Licensing Reviews to Enable Rapid Decarbonization”
WASHINGTON (December 15th, 2021) - Today the Nuclear Innovation Alliance (NIA) released a new report, “Promoting Efficient NRC Advanced Reactor Licensing Reviews to Enable Rapid Decarbonization.” In this report, the NIA explores how the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and Industry can make advanced reactor licensing both more effective and more efficient. Unnecessarily long licensing reviews raise significant barriers to investment, reduce customer interest in advanced reactors, and threaten successful long-term deployment of advanced nuclear reactors.
Nuclear Innovation Alliance Supports New Nuclear Fee Reform Legislation To Drive Innovation for the Public Good
WASHINGTON (December 8th, 2021) - Nuclear Innovation Alliance Executive Director Judi Greenwald issued the following statement on the introduction of the ‘Accelerating Nuclear Innovation through Fee Reform Act’ by Representatives Gonzalez and Luria today: