The Nuclear Energy Institute’s Mark Nichol outlines recent success stories in the nuclear energy industry.
- The Department of Energy has begun to support funding for advanced nuclear reactors.
- Along with government support, the technology of nuclear reactors has advanced to become safer.
- The partnership of the private and public sectors is accelerating reliable, carbon-free clean energy.
“The momentum for new reactors is growing as the technology receives government support and is maturing because of the hard work of developers. I’m glad there is now more widespread recognition for the carbon-free applications new reactors bring to electricity generation and beyond. These new developments will lead to a diverse portfolio of advanced reactors that are positioned to meet needs: for new customers, new markets and the climate.”
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