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Fri, Mar 6, 2020

A new energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere

The Western Hemisphere is full of potential and we have the opportunity to galvanize it into an energy powerhouse. This new US energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere will help raise the global competitiveness of the hemisphere, advance its shared prosperity, and improve national and energy security as a result.

Report by David L. Goldwyn

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Nuclear Energy events

Wed, May 20, 2020

EnergySource Innovation Stream: Advanced nuclear technologies

ONLINE EVENT – Dr. Jose Reyes, chief technology officer and co-founder of NuScale Power, discusses the latest advancements in small modular reactor (SMR) design, commercialization, and deployment.

4:00pm ONLINE EVENT

Wed, May 6, 2020

Virtual fireside chat with H.E. Mohamed Al Hammadi, chief executive officer of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation

ONLINE EVENT – H.E. Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), discusses the progress being made at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the importance of a reliable and secure electricity system during a crisis.

12:00pm ONLINE EVENT

Fri, May 1, 2020

Restoring US nuclear competitiveness: A conversation with Assistant Secretary for the US Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy Dr. Rita Baranwal

ONLINE EVENT—The recently released Nuclear Fuel Working Group report, “Restoring America’s Competitive Nuclear Energy Advantage,” gathers expert recommendations from across the US government to reestablish leadership in the nuclear fuel cycle, reactor design, and exports. Dr. Baranwal discusses these recommendations and more in a moderated discussion with Dr. Jennifer Gordon.

10:30am ONLINE EVENT

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Wed, May 6, 2020

ENEC’s Mohamed Al Hammadi: COVID-19 won’t delay Barakah nuclear plant

Construction of the Barakah nuclear energy plant in the United Arab Emirates—the first commercial nuclear power station in the Middle East—won’t be significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the economic upheaval it has unleashed upon the world. That’s the word from Mohamed Al Hammadi, CEO of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp. (ENEC), which is building […]

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

Nuclear Energy The Gulf

Fri, Mar 6, 2020

A new energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere

The Western Hemisphere is full of potential and we have the opportunity to galvanize it into an energy powerhouse. This new US energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere will help raise the global competitiveness of the hemisphere, advance its shared prosperity, and improve national and energy security as a result.

Report by David L. Goldwyn

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Wed, Feb 26, 2020

The trade war we want China to win: China’s nuclear exports can challenge Russian dominance

Russia and China are competing for nuclear industry market share, not working together to dominate, and China’s rise gives Russia a real competitor in nuclear energy—that is good for the United States.

EnergySource by David Yellen

China Geopolitics & Energy Security

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Cohen in Forbes: Rolls-Royce reignites the race to build mini-nuclear power plants

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

Mon, Feb 10, 2020

The climate and equity dilemma: Bending the coal curve in South and Southeast Asia

South and Southeast Asia are leading the world in terms of developing countries’ energy growth—how can need be met while avoiding new coal investments?

EnergySource by Robert F. Ichord, Jr.

Bangladesh Energy Transitions
Speaker at podium

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

“US energy priorities abroad,” a conversation with US Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette

The Hon. Dan Brouillette, secretary of the US Department of Energy, discusses his priorities for international cooperation to provide safe, secure, and affordable energy sources in Latin America and Europe.

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Global Energy Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Markets & Governance
Nuclear cooling towers

Thu, Jan 30, 2020

Energy and the threat

Nuclear energy is our greatest asset in the fight against climate change. In my view, success in the struggle against climate change likely is simply not possible without a robust and immediate commitment to nuclear power.

EnergySource by Amb. Thomas Graham, Jr.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Transitions

Sat, Jan 11, 2020

The role of the oil and gas industry in the energy transition

Atlantic Council 2020 Global Energy Forum The Role of the Oil and Gas Industry in the Energy Transition Conversation With: Musabbeh Al-Kaabi, Chief Executive Officer, Petroleum and Petrochemicals, Mubadala Investment Company Panel Discussion: Dr. Barbara Burger, President, Technology Ventures, Chevron Corporation Anatol Feygin, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Cheniere Energy Inc. Dr. Robert […]

Transcript by Atlantic Council

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Sat, Jan 11, 2020

Climate commitments needed to head off threats of volatility and instability

A widening gap between perceptions and reality of the global energy markets could increase volatility as governments, policy makers, and industries struggle to tackle climate change, according to Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency.

New Atlanticist by Adal Mirza

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Markets & Governance

Thu, Jan 9, 2020

International co-financing of nuclear reactors between the United States and its allies

The United States and its allies in civil nuclear cooperation have struggled in recent years to compete against state-owned nuclear enterprise exports. Since nuclear energy agreements establish decades’ long relationships between the vendor and purchasing countries, and the United States and its allies wish to export their high safety and nonproliferation standards along with technologies, it is vital that the United States regains its position of global leadership on nuclear energy exports. As Russia and China seek out third-party countries with demand for nuclear energy, can the United States and its allies determine how to cooperate on co-financing agreements and become greater than the sum of their parts?

Issue Brief by Jennifer T. Gordon

Geopolitics & Energy Security Nuclear Energy