Nuclear Innovation Alliance Reaction to the State of the Union: Comments from Executive Director Judi Greenwald
(Washington, D.C. - February 8, 2023) In his State of the Union Address, President Biden emphasized the urgency of addressing climate change and building resilient clean energy infrastructure. He highlighted the potential of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) to spur necessary investments in clean energy technologies and urged Congress to continue to make progress on these important priorities.
Nuclear Innovation Alliance Statement on the Release of a New Report, “Transforming the U.S. Department of Energy: Paving the Way to Commercialize Advanced Nuclear Energy”
WASHINGTON D.C. (January 19th, 2023) The Nuclear Innovation Alliance (NIA) shared the following statement on the release of a new report, “Transforming the U.S. Department of Energy: Paving the Way to Commercialize Advanced Nuclear Energy.” This new publication provides recommendations on how DOE can be more effective in helping to commercialize advanced nuclear energy technologies. These recommendations include, for example, developing an advanced nuclear energy earthshot, adopting a more businesslike approach, and improving DOE’s program integration efforts.
$5 Million Included in Appropriations to Help Cover Advanced Nuclear Reactor Licensing Fees
WASHINGTON D.C. (January 25, 2023) Advanced nuclear reactor companies are achieving rapid progress and are quickly moving towards the deployment of first-of-a-kind (FOAK) reactors. These novel technologies are poised to help combat climate change and meet energy security needs but will need to first be licensed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The NRC is the independent federal agency that licenses and permits the construction and operation of nuclear reactors in the United States. For several years, there have been bi-partisan efforts in Congress to modernize the NRC’s operations to reduce barriers to advanced nuclear energy deployment.
Article Published in POWER Magazine featuring NIA Project Manager Patrick White
WASHINGTON D.C. (December 1, 2022) This article was published on December 1st on POWER Magazine. To read this article, click here: Exploring Innovative Solutions for Nuclear Waste. The first two paragraphs of the article can be seen below.
Exploring Innovative Solutions for Nuclear Waste
Nuclear Innovation Alliance Statement on the Release of new DOE Report on Coal Plant Site Use for Nuclear Power
(Washington, D.C. - September 13, 2022) NIA Executive Director Judi Greenwald provided the following statement on the Department of Energy’s release of their report, Investigating Benefits and Challenges of Converting Retiring Coal Plants into Nuclear Plants