Chris Barnard writes in The Wall Street Journal on nuclear power’s global comeback.
- The growing need to reduce emissions is forcing many policymakers and countries to reconsider their stances on nuclear energy.
- Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and others are extending current nuclear power fleets and investing in the buildout of new reactors.
- Companies such as NuScale, X-energy, and TerraPower are bringing next-generation nuclear technology to market.
- Policymakers can build upon this momentum by modernizing regulations to lower capital and operation costs for nuclear reactors.
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