Report Nov 28, 2022
Nuclear energy in a low-carbon future: Implications for the United States and Japan
By Stephen S. Greene
Nuclear energy is poised to play a significant role in the secure decarbonization of the entire energy sector, from electricity to industrial uses. Its versatility, reliability, and dispatchability enables it to underpin the emissions-free economy of the future, especially in the later stages of the energy transition. As advanced technologies enter the fray alongside existing ones, nuclear power’s importance in countries like the United States and Japan, in addition to the challenges it faces and the solutions needed to tackle them, will become apparent.
EnergySource Oct 12, 2022
Nuclear energy and global energy security in the new tripolar world order
By Robert F. Ichord, Jr.
As the United States, Russia, and China move into a period of overt confrontation, competition in both the current and next-generation nuclear technology spaces will assume even more importance. Climate concerns only add more urgency to the race to deploy.
EnergySource Oct 4, 2022
What to know about fusion
By Ameya Hadap
Key technological advances and rafts of private capital have made usable fusion energy a real possibility in the coming decades. Knowledge of the burgeoning industry will thus be essential for policymakers and the public alike.