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The Global Nuclear Power Comeback

Chris Barnard writes in The Wall Street Journal on nuclear power’s global comeback.

The C3 Take
  • 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.

“Countries seem to be waking up to the realization that they can’t meet their climate, energy, and national security goals without nuclear energy.”

Read the full article here.

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