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In March 2011 a giant earthquake and tsunami struck Japan and killed over 20,000 people. These events also seriously damaged 4 nuclear plants at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant....
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Full Title: 2011 Integrated Energy Policy Report Author(s): California Energy Commission Publisher(s): California Energy Commission Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The 2011 Integrated Energy Policy Report provides a summary of priority energy issues currently facing California....
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Full Title: 2014 Uranium Marketing Annual Report Author(s): U.S. Energy Information Administration Publisher(s): U.S. Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports detailed data spanning 2010 through...
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Full Title: 60 Years of Energy Incentives, Analysis of Federal Expenditures for Energy Development Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 10/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): To gain insight into the history of energy incentives,...
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Full Title: A ‘must-go path’ scenario for sustainable development and the role of nuclear energy in the 21st century Author(s): H. Jeong, Y. Kim, Y. Lee, et al. Publisher(s):  Elsevier, Energy Policy Publication...
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A Call to Action: Executive Summary by Herschel Specter President, RBR Consultants, Inc. mhspecter@verizon.net This report is a call to action, and it presents a multi-faceted national energy plan that would address the twin...
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Full Title: A future for nuclear energy: pebble bed reactors Author(s): A. Kadak Publisher(s):  Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. Publication Date: 01/2005 Identifier: Int. J. Critical Infrastructures, Vol. 1, No. 4, 2005 Language: English Length: 16 pages, PDF Full Text:...
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Full Title: A Nuclear Wind/Solar Oil-Shale System for Variable Electricity and Liquid Fuels Production Author(s): Charles Fosberg Publisher(s): MIT Publication Date: 6/2012 Language: English Length: 6 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The recoverable reserves of oil shale in the United States...
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Full Title: A rational approach to U.S. civil nuclear power Author(s): George David Banks Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 05/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. commercial nuclear sector is in trouble. Absent significant...
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Full Title: A Step-by-Step Guide to Nuclear Innovation Policy Author(s): Erin Burns & Todd Allen Publisher(s): Third Way Publication Date: 04/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Advanced nuclear innovation policy is finally taking center stage and...
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Full Title: A year after the deal, nuclear collaborations languish Author(s): Richard Stone Publisher(s): Science Publication Date: 09/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In Iran, the nuclear agreement signed last year with world powers isn’t popular....
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Full Title: Accelerating Access to Energy Author(s): Simon Desjardins, Richard Gomes, Pradeep Pursnani, and Chris West Publisher(s): Shell Foundation Publication Date: 12/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nearly two billion people 1 – that’s three in...
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Full Title: Advanced Fuel-Cycle Technologies Hold Promise for Used Fuel Management Program Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The nuclear energy industry supports research, development and demonstration of improved...
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In an April 26th speech to business leaders at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Nick Akins, President and CEO of American Electric Power, urged the U.S. to develop a comprehensive...
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Last week Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), the senior Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, published a blueprint for energy policy, titled “Energy 20/20: A Vision for America’s...
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Full Title: Annual Energy Outlook 2015 with Projections to 2040 Author(s): U.S. Energy Information Administration Publisher(s): U.S. Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Projections in the Annual Energy Outlook 2015 (AEO2015)...
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Full Title: Assessing the Final Clean Power Plan: Key Changes Relative to the Draft Rule and Their Implications for Stringency Author(s): John Larsen, Sarah O. Ladislaw, Michelle Melton, and Whitney Ketchum Publisher(s):...
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Full Title: Benchmarking Air Emissions: Of the 100 Largest Electric Power Producers in the United States Author(s): Christopher E. Van Atten, Amlan Saha, Lauren Slawsky, and Clement Russell Publisher(s): Bank of America,...
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Full Title: Big Risks, Better Alternatives: An Examination of Two Nuclear Energy Projects in the U.S. Author(s): Max Chang, David White, Ezra Hausman, Nicole Hughes, and Bruce Biewald Publisher(s): Synapse Energy Economics Publication Date: 10/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This...
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Note: Synopsis drawn from the report. Synopsis intended solely for the purpose of generating discussion. Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future by the Obama Administration Demand for oil in countries like China and...
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Full Title: BP Statistical Review of World Energy Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): BP Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- For 63 years, the BP Statistical Review of World Energy has provided high-quality objective and globally consistent...
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Full Title: BP Statistical Review of World Energy - June 2013 Author(s): BP Publisher(s): BP Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: For 62 years, the BP Statistical Review of World Energy has provided high-quality objective ...
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Full Title: BP Statistical Review of World Energy June 2015 Author(s): BP Publisher(s): BP Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD REPORT<- Description (excerpt): Consumption increased for all fuels, reaching record levels for every fuel type except nuclear...
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Full Title: BP Statistical Review ofWorld Energy June 2016 Author(s): British Petroleum Publication Date: 06/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): For 65 years, the BP Statistical Review of World Energy has provided high-quality objective...
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In an August 5th op-ed, the New York Times’ Thomas Friedman urges America to “Get It Right On Gas.” While noting domestic natural gas development’s potential to address a host...
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The premise of Robert Stone’s newly released documentary, Pandora’s Promise, is that despite the scary features of nuclear radiation, nuclear power is the best chance we have to avoid the...
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Full Title: Capacity Performance:Changing the Game in PJM ISO Author(s): George Katsigiannakis, Shanthi Muthiah, Rachel Green, and Himanshu Pande Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The severe winter weather during the...
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Full Title: Carbon Dioxide Emission Reduction Opportunities for the West Virginia Power Sector Author(s): James Van Nostrand, Evan Hansen, Beren Argetsinger, Jeff Simcoe, and Joseph James Publisher(s): Downstream Strategies and WVULaw Center...
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A recent report from the Congressional Budget Office found that in 2011 federal support for fuel and energy technology development and production was $24 billion. Of this, $20.5 billion, or...
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Steve Jaczko, Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), announced his resignation this week amidst unflattering reports of his leadership and congressional hearings. Jaczko spent three years as Chairman and...
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Two seemingly unrelated announcements drew much attention in the electric utility industry recently. First, the Edison Electric Institute and the Natural Resources Defense Council jointly recommended changing how utilities should...
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Full Title: Choosing a Policy Pathway for State 111d Plans to Meet State Objectives Author(s): Jennifer Macedonia and Franz Litz Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center and Greater Plains Institute Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In mid-summer...
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Senate Energy & Natural Resources Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) has introduced the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012, which would require electric utilities to derive increasing percentages of their supply...
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Full Title: Climate Change and Nuclear Power 2012 Author(s): International Atomic Energy Agency Publisher(s): International Atomic Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Energy is indispensable for development. Enormous increases in energy supply  are...
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Attitudes towards climate change vary. Some have doubts, but even fish know better as they migrate north to cooler waters. Meanwhile advocates agree that human influence is clear, but they are...
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Full Title: Climate Change in the U.S. - Benefits of Global Action Share Author(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publisher(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Earth’s changing climate is...
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Full Title:  Climate Tech Book: Nuclear Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 5/2011 Language: English Length: 13 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Nuclear power...
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Full Title:  Basic Research Needs for the Hydrogen Economy Author(s): Jerry M. Cuttler Publisher(s): Dose-Response Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length: 11 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): This commentary reviews the international radiation protection policy...
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Full Title: Comments on the Fukushima Accident Author(s): Herschel Specter Publisher(s): RBR Consultants, Inc. Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report offers some comments on the Fukushima accident and the offsite  responses to it....
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Full Title: Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel: Observations on the Key Attributes and Challenges of Storage and Disposal Options Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In...
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Full Title: Construction Work in Progress: An Effective Financial Tool to Lower the Cost of Electricity Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 2/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): New nuclear power plants are large, capital-intensive projects....
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There is an inconvenient and uncomfortable truth that nuclear energy is a significant non-CO2 source of electrical power in the U.S. Despite the dramatic expansion of solar and wind, these...
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Full Title:  Corporate Incentives and Nuclear Safety Author(s): Catherine Hausman Publisher(s): Energy Institute at Haas, University of California, Berkeley Publication Date: 11/2011 Language: English Length: 53 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Approximately half of all...
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A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals (D.C. Circuit) will require the U.S. to reevaluate the environmental impacts of disposal and storage of nuclear waste. The decision vacated...
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Full Title: Cyber Security at Civil Nuclear Facilities: Understanding the Risks Author(s): Caroline Baylon, Roger Brunt, and David Livingstone Publisher(s): Chatham House Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Recent high-profile cyber attacks, including the...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] One of...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] US electricity...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Fusion is...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Research must...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] It is...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] We need...
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Full Title: DOE Reset: Focus the Department of Energy on Core Missions and Decrease Distractions Author(s): Katie Tubb, Nicolas D. Loris, Jack Spencer Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 03/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Secretary...
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Full Title: Does Nuclear Power Have A Future Author(s): Michael E. Stern and Margaret M. Stern Publisher(s): Utah Environmental Law Review Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The simple answer to the question posited by...
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Full Title: Economic Analysis of US Decarbonization Pathways Author(s): ICF International Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Summary of Findings: Study attempts to answer – What impact does climate change mitigation have...
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Full Title: Economics of Nuclear Power and Climate Change Mitigation Policies Author(s): Nico Bauer, Robert J. Brecha, and Gunnar Luderer Publisher(s): Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The...
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Full Title: Electricity Markets Undervalue Nuclear Power Plants Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nuclear energy is essential to meeting our nation’s economic, energy and environmental goals. It is...
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Full Title: Electricity Price Regulation and the Use of Nuclear Power Author(s):  Dan Karney Publisher(s):  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This paper uses a new and unique dataset to identify the...
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Full Title: Emissions Implications Of Nuclear Retirements Author(s): Doug Vine Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 07/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Since late 2012, five power companies retired six nuclear reactors in...
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Full Title: Energy and Environment Guide to Action Author(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publisher(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Energy and Environment Guide to Action: State...
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Full Title: Energy Markets Report Author(s): N/A Publisher(s):  Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A weekly statistical report on electricity, gas and oil markets, nuclear availability and future build.
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Full Title: Energy Policies of IEA Countries - United States of America 2007 Review Author(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publisher(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publication Date: 2007 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The United States is...
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In an opinion piece in the New York Times, writer David Ropeik argues that the nature of how humans perceive risk has led to some impractical, and potentially counterproductive, energy...
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Full Title: Energy Primer: A Primer of Energy Market Basics Author(s): U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Publisher(s): U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Natural gas, electricity, and...
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ExxonMobil recently released its 2012 Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040, a report forecasting energy trends out for the next several decades. Among the projections highlighted in ExxonMobil’s announcement: “Global...
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Full Title: Fact Sheet: Clean Power Plan Author(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publisher(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On August 3, President Obama and EPA announced the...
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Full Title: Familiar Territory: A Survey of Legal Precedents for the Clean Power Plan Author(s): Richard L. Revesz, Denise A. Grab, and Jack Lienke Publisher(s): Institute for Policy Integrity Publication Date: 12/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Finding the Path to Clean Power Plan Opportunity: Preparing Now to Identify the Greatest Risks and Benefits Author(s): Chris MacCracken and Matt Robison Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Fooled Again: The Nuclear Waste Administration Act Preserves Futile Status Quo Author(s): Jack Spencer and Katie Tubb Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Commercial nuclear power provides 19 percent...
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Full Title: Four Big Problems with the Obama Administration’s Climate Change Regulations Author(s): Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A few years ago, cap-and-trade legislation to reduce...
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Full Title: Fuel and waste no bar to US nuclear growth Author(s): J. Tollefson Publisher(s): In Focus, Macmillian Publishers Limited Publication Date: 09/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 2 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): Report finds that plentiful fuel supplies...
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Full Title: Fukushima and Emergency Planning Author(s): Herschel Specter Publisher(s): N/A Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  One of the major lessons to be learned from the Fukushima accident is the need to minimize overall...
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March 11th, 2012 marked the one-year anniversary of a severe earthquake and tsunami off the coast of Japan. This natural disaster killed 20,000 people, and led to the crisis at...
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Full Title: Fukushima Daiichi: ANS Committee Report Author(s): American Nuclear Society Publisher(s): American Nuclear Society Publication Date: 6/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In April 2011, Joe Colvin, American Nuclear Society (ANS) president at the time, formed the...
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Full Title: Global Risks 2012 Seventh Edition Author(s): World Economic Forum Publisher(s): World Economic Forum Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2012 report is based on a survey of 469 experts from industry,...
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Full Title: High-Level Nuclear Waste Redefined Author(s): James Conca Publisher(s): American Nuclear Society Publication Date: 06/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): What is high-level nuclear waste? It depends upon where you look to find the language....
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Both the Democratic and Republican parties have released their platforms, each offering a vision of the American energy landscape in the coming years. Both parties promote distinct visions of an “all-of-the-above” approach...
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Full Title: How To Make Nuclear Cheap: Safety, Readiness, Modularity, and Efficiency Author(s): Ted Nordhaus, Jessica Lovering, and Michael Shellenberger Publisher(s): Breakthrough Institute Publication Date: 7/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  A number of new advanced reactor designs bring substantial...
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Full Title: How Virginia Can Meet Its Clean Power Plan Targets Author(s): Kristen Meek, Rebecca Gasper, and Noah Kaufman Publisher(s): World Resources Institute Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In August 2015, the U.S....
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Full Title: Implementing EPA's Clean Power Plan: A Menu of Options Author(s): National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) Publisher(s): National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In...
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Full Title: Implications of a Low-Carbon Future Author(s): Sarah Ladislaw Publisher(s): Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The world relies heavily on fossil fuels to meet its...
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Full Title: Improving Accountability, Efficiency in Nuclear Energy Regulation Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 11/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The nuclear energy industry and the independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission hold safety of the...
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Full Title: Improving Spent-Fuel Storage at Nuclear Reactors Author(s): Robert Alvarez Publisher(s): The Institute for Policy Studies Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length: 8 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): The nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan,...
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Full Title: Increased Awareness of Nuclear Energy’s Benefits Underpins Favorability Uptick, New Poll Shows Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 2/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This year marks the 30-year anniversary of public opinion...
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Full Title: Indian Point Replacement Options Author(s): Nicole Chung Publisher(s): Strategen Consulting Publication Date: 05/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Prepared on behalf of New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST), Strategen Consulting presents...
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Full Title: Input-Output Analysis and Economic Models for Small Modular Reactors: Model Construction, Development Options and Future Considerations Author(s): David Solan Publisher(s): Energy Policy Institute and Center for Advanced Energy Studies Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Insights from Modeling the Proposed Clean Power Plan Author(s): Jennifer Macedonia, Blair Beasley, Tracy Terry, Meghan McGuinness, Stuart Iler Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Energy Project explores...
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Full Title:  Integration of Nuclear Energy with Oil Sands Projects For Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Natural Gas Consumption Author(s): Ashley Finan Bersak and Andrew C. Kadak Publisher(s): Massachusetts Institute of Technology Publication...
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Full Title: International Nuclear Energy Research Initiative: Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Report Author(s): U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Publication Date: 2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nuclear energy represents the...
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Full Title: Introducing the Advanced Nuclear Energy Industry Author(s): Samuel Brinton Publisher(s): Third Way Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The American energy sector has experienced enormous technological innovation over the past decade in...
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The New York Times has reported that Iran has threatened to block all oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz, which serves as a transport corridor for approximately 1/5 of...
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The meltdowns at three nuclear plants at Fukushima, Japan almost three years ago were an economic disaster, but were these plants inherently unsafe? Did the Fukushima designs provide adequate safety...
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Full Title: Issues in Focus: Loan Guarantees For Clean Energy Development Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The energy loan guarantee program was created by Title XVII of the...
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The Japanese government, which had announced a gradual phase-out of nuclear power by 2040, reversed that position and will instead develop an energy policy “with flexibility, based on tireless verification...
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Full Title: Key Principles for an Energy Policy that Meets U.S. Environmental and Economic Needs Author(s): Center for American Progress Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The energy sector...
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Note: Synopsis based on OurEnergyPolicy.org review of Congressional committee and office summaries, third party analyses, and media summaries. Synopsis intended solely for the purposes of generating discussion. Federal Energy Planning Would require...
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Note: Synopsis based on Our Energy Policy Foundation staff review of Congressional committee and office summaries, third party analyses, and media summaries. Synopsis intended solely for purposes of generating discussion. Greenhouse...
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Full Title: Key World Energy Statistics Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Key World Energy Statistics from the IEA contains timely, clearly-presented data on the supply, transformation and consumption of all...
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Full Title: Leading Nowhere: the Futility and Farce of Global Climate Negotiations Author(s): Oren Cass Publisher(s): The Manhattan Institute Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Conference of the Parties (COP) 21, the international climate negotiations...
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Full Title: Lessons Learned About Spent Fuel Pools From the Fukushima Accident Author(s): Herschel Specter Publisher(s): N/A Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Committee on Lessons Learned from the...
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Full Title: Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants: Phase 2 Author(s): Committee on Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for...
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Full Title: Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety of U.S. Nuclear Plants Author(s): Committee on Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security...
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Full Title: n/a Author(s): J. Shanahan, et al. Publisher(s): n/a Publication Date: 1/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length:  20 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): We have two urgent recommendations. First, we believe it‘s imperative to accelerate the licensing and building...
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Between the Solyndra scandal, the disaster at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant, the deliberation over the Keystone XL pipeline, President Obama’s aggressive new CAFE Standards, protests over lighting standards,...
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Full Title: Lost in Transition: How the energy sector is missing potential demand destruction Author(s): Carbon Tracker Publisher(s): Carbon Tracker Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report is designed to challenge the conventional...
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Note: Synopsis from Senator Lugar's office. June 9, 2010---U.S. Senator Dick Lugar's Practical Energy and Climate Plan, S.3464, prioritizes targeted policies that can bring real money and energy savings while providing...
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Full Title: Maintaining U.S. Leadership in Global Nuclear Energy Markets Author(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The key question BPC’s Nuclear Initiative asked was: “Beyond urging the federal government to provide...
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Full Title: Maintaining U.S. Leadership in Global Nuclear Energy Markets: A Report of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Nuclear Initiative Author: Bipartisan Policy Center Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Only a few years ago,...
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Full Title: Managing Spent Nuclear Fuel Strategy: Alternatives and Policy Implications Author(s): Tom LaTourrette, Thomas Light, Debra Knopman, James T. Bartis Publisher(s): Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences of the...
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It is clear that the Age of Oil is winding down. Worldwide, the rate of discovery of new oil reserves peaked in the 1960s and in the US our peak...
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Full Title: Modeling EPA's Clean Power Plan: Insights for Cost Effective Implementation Author(s): Jeff Hopkins Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This brief examines the findings...
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Full Title: Moving Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems to Global Deployment Author(s): Charles D. Ferguson Publisher(s): Federation of American Scientists Publication Date: 08/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In the FAS Special Report entitled, Moving Advanced Nuclear...
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Full Title: Moving Forward with Consent-Based Siting for Nuclear Waste Facilities Author(s): BPC Nuclear Waste Council Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 09/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report is the culmination of the second...
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Full Title: New Energy Outlook 2015 Author(s): Seb Henbest and Elena Giannakopoulou Publisher(s): Bloomberg New Energy Finance Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Focused on the electricity system, NEO combines the expertise of over...
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Full Title: No More Fukushimas; No More Fort Calhouns (2015) Author(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Two significant nuclear power safety events occurred in...
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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved by a 4-to-1 vote Southern Company’s bid to build two nuclear reactors along the Georgia-South Carolina border. These are the first new reactors to...
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A recent study from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that the U.S. government underestimates the cost of decommissioning nuclear power plants. “The Government Accountability Office scrutinized 12 of the nation’s...
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Full Title: Nuclear Energy Industry Supports a Sustainable, Integrated Used Nuclear Fuel Management Policy Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The nuclear energy industry’s used fuel management priorities are:...
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Full Title: Nuclear Energy Policy in the United States 1990-2010: A Federal or State Responsibility? Author(s): Raphael J. Heffron Publisher(s): Electricity Policy Research Group, University of Cambridge Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This paper examines from a policy perspective...
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Full Title: Nuclear Energy: Balancing Benefits and Risks Author(s): Charles D. Ferguson Publisher(s): Council on Foreign Relations Publication Date: 04/2007 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): According to a prevailing belief, humanity confronts two stark risks: catastrophes...
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Full Title: Nuclear Energy’s Economic Benefits — Current and Future Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The nuclear energy industry plays an important role in job creation and economic growth,...
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Full Title: Nuclear Export Controls: A Comparative Analysis of National Regimes for the Control of Nuclear Materials, Components and Technology Author(s): James A. Glasgow, Elina Teplinsky, Stephen L. Markus Publisher(s):  Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Publication Date: 10/2012 Full...
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Full Title: Nuclear Performance Monthly Author(s): N/A Publisher(s):  Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): An online publication that provides a convenient one-page industry "snapshot" of monthly and year-to-date performance data.
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Full Title: Nuclear Power and Climate Change Author(s): Steve Berry, Peter Bradford, Amory Lovins Publisher(s): Rocky Mountain Institute Publication Date: 6/2007 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description:  This 2007 e-mail exchange between Steve Berry (University of Chicago), Peter Bradford (former...
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Full Title: Nuclear Power: Energy to Produce Liquid Fuels and Chemicals Author(s): C. Forsberg Publisher(s): CEP, American Institute of Chemical Engineers Publication Date: 7/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 5 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): Using nuclear energy to operate...
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Full Title:  Nuclear Power: Still Not Viable without Subsidies Author(s): Doug Koplow Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 2/2011 Language: English Length: 146 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Conspicuously absent from industry press releases...
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Full Title: Nuclear power: Understanding the economic risks and uncertainties Author(s): I. Kessides Publisher(s):  Elsevier, Energy Policy Publication Date: 7/2009 Identifier(s): 0301-4215; doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2010.03.005 Language: English Length: 16 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): This paper identifies the...
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Without significant gains in storage technology, electric generation from solar and wind will not meet the world’s energy needs. Nuclear power, however, can deliver electric power in a sufficiently safe,...
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Full Title: Nuclear Waste Management: Minimum Requirements for Reforms and Legislation Author(s): Jack Spencer Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Senator Ron Wyden (D–OR), chairman of the  U.S. Senate Committee on...
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Full Title: Nuclear Waste Policy Act Author(s): U.S. Senate and House of Representatives Publisher(s): U.S. Senate and House of Representatives Publication Date: 1/1982 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  An Act to provide for the development of repositories for the disposal...
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President Obama sent his requested FY2013 budget to Congress Monday, and requested, among other energy-related items, significant increases to energy R&D, renewable energy investments, and energy efficiency programs. From the...
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Full Title: Options for Reforming the Renewable Fuel Standard Author(s): Scott McKee and Stuart Iler Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 12/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In the time since the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)...
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Since the development of the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository was terminated in 2011, no long-term plan for storing spent nuclear fuel accumulating at nuclear power plants has been developed....
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Update: See a video recording of the event here OurEneryPolicy.org’s high-level panel discussion, moderated by Chief National Correspondent for the Fox News Channel Jim Angle, and featuring James Connaughton, General James...
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The House is planning to vote on the 2013 Energy and Water spending bill, which would authorize $32.1 billion for next year, $87.5 million more than current-year levels, according to...
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Note: Synopsis based on OurEnergyPolicy.org review. Synopsis intended solely for purposes of generating discussion. How a Limited and Direct Approach to Energy Innovation Can Deliver Clean, Cheap Energy, Economic Productivity and...
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Full Title: Potential for Worldwide Displacement of Fossil-Fuel Electricity by Nuclear Energy in Three Decades Based on Extrapolation of Regional Deployment Data Author(s): Staffan A. Qvist and Barry W. Brook Publisher(s): PLOS...
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Full Title: Preliminary Evaluation of Removing Used Nuclear Fuel from Nine Shutdown Sites Author(s): Steven J. Maheras,  Ralph E. Best,  Steven B. Ross, Kenneth A. Buxton, Jeffery L. England, Paul E....
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Full Title: Prevented Mortality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Historical and Projected Nuclear Power Author(s): Pushker A. Kharecha and James E. Hansen Publisher(s): Environmental Science & Technology, American Chemical Society Publication Publication Date: 1/2013 Full...
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Full Title: Private fusion machines aim to beat massive global effort Author(s): Daniel Clery Publisher(s): Science Publication Date: 04/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): When finally complete in 2025, the $20 billion fusion reactor called ITER,...
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Full Title: Project on Nuclear Issues: A Collection of Papers from the 2016 Nuclear Scholars Initiative and PONI Conference Series Author(s): Christopher M. Conant, Jared Dunnmon, Dean Ensley, Ashley E. Green,...
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Full Title: Putting Nuclear Regulatory Costs in Context Author(s): Sam Batkins, Philip Rossetti, Dan Goldbeck Publisher(s): American Action Forum Publication Date: 07/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nuclear power is among the safest, but also the...
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Full Title: Quadrennial Technology Review: An Assessment of Energy Technologies and Research Opportunities Author(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The United States is in...
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Full Title:  Redefining Leadership in the Global Nuclear Energy Market Author(s): Andrew Paterson and Walter Howes Publisher(s): Atlantic Council Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This latest Energy & Environment Program report, entitled Redefining...
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Full Title: Relevant Studies for NERC’s Analysis of EPA’s Clean Power Plan 111(d) Compliance Author(s): M. Ahlstrom, C. Smith, D. Piwko, D. Lew, A. Bloom, T. Mai, K. Clark, and M....
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Full Title: Renewable Energy R&D Funding History: A Comparison with Funding for Nuclear Energy, Fossil Energy, and Energy Efficiency R&D Author(s): Fred Sissine Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service (CRS) Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Research Needs for Fusion-Fission Hybrid Systems Author(s): J. Freidberg (Chair), P. Finck, et al. Publisher(s):  USDOE Publication Date: 10/2009 Identifier(s): Language: English Length: 189 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): The purpose of the workshop...
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Full Title: Restoring U.S. Leadership in Nuclear Energy: A National Security Imperative Author(s):  Michael Wallace, George David Banks Publisher(s): Center for Strategic and International Studies Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The United States' nuclear energy...
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Full Title: Review of DOE's Nuclear Energy Research and Development Program Author(s): National Academy of Sciences Publisher(s): National Academy of Sciences Publication Date: 1/2008 Language: English Length: 103 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Growing energy demands, emerging concerns about the emissions of carbon...
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Full Title: Rising Costs and Delays Doom New Nuclear Reactors in South Carolina Author(s): Mark Holt Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 08/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A utility consortium that had been building two...
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Full Title: Risks and Effects of Radiation: Putting Fukushima in Context Author(s): Health Physics Society Publisher(s): Health Physics Society Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length: 1:33:45, video Description: The Health Physics Society (HPS) strongly influenced media coverage...
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Full Title: Safety: Ensuring the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The industry believes that safety is the key measure that should govern...
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Full Title: Seismic Safety Analysis and Upgrading of Operating Nuclear Power Plants Author(s): Tamás János Katona Publisher(s): Intech Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Experience of the March 11 2011, Great Tohoku earthquake clearly demonstrated...
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Full Title: Seven Objectives for Effective and Productive Energy Legislation in 2015 Author(s): Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Members of the U.S. Senate and the U.S....
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Full Title: Small Modular Reactors: Costs, Waste and Safety Benefits Author(s): Geoffrey Rothwell Publisher(s): National Energy Policy Institute Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The following paper examines the the costs, waste and safety benefits...
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Full Title: Small Reactor Development Advances Energy, Environmental Benefits in New Markets Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Small reactors in scalable facilities can fill a broad spectrum of...
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Full Title: Solar and Nuclear Costs — The Historic Crossover: Solar Energy is Now the Better Buy Author(s): John O. Blackburn and Sam Cunningham Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Spent Nuclear Fuel: Accumulating Quantities at Commercial Reactors Present Storage and Other Challenges Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The amount of spent...
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Full Title: Spent Nuclear Fuel: Accumulating Quantities at Commercial Reactors Present Storage and Other Challenges Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Spent nuclear fuel, the used...
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Full Title: SPP Clean Power Plan Compliance Assessment – State-by-State Author(s): Southwest Power Pool Publisher(s): Southwest Power Pool Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Following the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) June 2014 issuance of...
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Full Title: State Legislation and Regulations Supporting Nuclear Energy Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 9/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This legislation established a statewide energy policy and opened the door to nuclear generation...
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Full Title: States of Progress: Existing Clean Energy Commitments Put Most States in Strong Position to Meet the EPA’s Final Clean Power Plan Author(s): Jeremy Richardson, Jeff Deyette, Rachel Cleetus, Steve...
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Full Title: Status and Outlook for Nuclear Energy In the United States Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nuclear energy is America’s largest source of low-carbon electricity. In 2013, nuclear...
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Full Title: Sustainable, Full-Scope Nuclear Fission Energy at Planetary Scale Author(s): Robert Petroski, and Lowell Wood Publisher(s): Sustainability Publication Date: 11/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: A nuclear fission-based energy system is described that is capable of supplying the energy...
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Full Title: Technology Roadmap: Nuclear Energy Author(s): Nuclear Energy Agency and International Energy Agency Publisher(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publication Date: 2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nuclear power is the largest source of low-carbon electricity...
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Full Title: The Advanced Nuclear Industry: 2016 Update Author(s): Todd Allen, Ryan Fitzpatrick, John Milko Publisher(s): Third Way Publication Date: 12/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In June of 2015, Third Way released a report...
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Full Title: The Bridge: Linking Engineering and Society - Managing Nuclear Waste Author(s): National Academy of Engineering Publisher(s): National Academy of Engineering Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The United States derives a significant fraction of its...
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 “Sustainable future” advocates seem to believe that solar, wind and hydro-electricity will eventually make up close to 100% of our energy generation, but there are benefits to having “central station”...
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Today there are 100 nuclear plants operating in the United States, providing roughly 17% of our electricity.  They do so with water technology developed in the 1960’s and 1970’s and...
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Full Title: The Congressional Commission on the Strategic Posture of the United States Author(s): The United States Institute of Peace Publisher(s): The United States Institute of Peace Publication Date: 12/2008 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Pursuant to the...
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The new Secretary of Energy and MIT physicist, Ernest Moniz, has often cited nuclear power as an important means of developing a low-carbon future for America. Moniz has also advocated...
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Full Title: The Final Clean Power Plan Rule: Four Implications Point to Harder Choices, Bigger Upside to Getting It Right Author(s): Chris MacCracken and Matt Robison Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 12/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: The Future of Energy and Utilities Author(s): IBM Publisher(s): IBM Publication Date: 12/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Making predictions is a risky activity. Making predictions in the utility industry can be perilous. History...
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Full Title: The Future of Nuclear Power: An Interdisciplinary MIT Study Author(s): MITei Publisher(s): Massachusetts Institute ofTechnology Publication Date: 01/2003 Identifier: ISBN   0-615-12420-8 Language: English Length: 180 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): Over the next 50 years,...
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Full Title: Update of the MIT 2003 The Future of Nuclear Power Author(s): J. Deutch, C. Forsberg, A. Kadak, et al. Publisher(s): Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MITei) Publication Date: 01/2009 Identifier(s):  n/a Language: English Length: 21 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): The 2003...
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Full Title: The Future of Nuclear Power After Fukushima Author(s): Paul L. Joskow and John E. Parsons Publisher(s): MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research Publication Date: 2/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This paper analyzes the impact of the Fukushima accident...
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Full Title: The Future of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Author(s): M. Kazimi (Co-Chair), E. Moniz (Co-Chair), C. Forsberg, et al. Publisher(s): Massachusetts Institute of Technology Publication Date: 01/2011 Identifier(s): ISBN 978-0-9828008-4-3 Language: English Length:  258 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): This study...
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Full Title: The Future of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Summary Report Author(s): M. Kazimi (Co-Chair), E. Moniz (Co-Chair), C. Forsberg, et al. Publisher(s): Massachusetts Institute of Technology Publication Date: 01/2010 Identifier(s): ISBN 978-0-9828008-1-2 Language: English Length:  36 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: The Hidden Costs of Electricity: Comparing the Hidden Costs of Power Generation Fuels Author(s): Geoff Keith, Sarah Jackson, Alice Napoleon, Tyler Comings, and Jean Ann Ramey Publisher(s): The Civil Society Institute Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Obama proposed a Clean Energy Standard (CES) requiring that 80 percent of the nation’s electricity come from clean energy resources by...
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Full Title: The Impact of Exelon’s Nuclear Fleet on the Illinois Economy Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The six nuclear facilities and Exelon’s headquarters have been an integral...
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Full Title: The Levelized Cost of Electricity from Existing Generation Resources Author(s): Thomas Stacey and George Taylor, Phd Publisher(s): Institute for Energy Research Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In this paper, we analyze...
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Full Title: Backgrounder: The Many Problems of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Climate Regulations: A Primer Author(s): Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): No matter one’s...
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Full Title: The Many Problems of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Climate Regulations: A Primer Author(s): Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): No matter one’s personal...
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Full Title: The NRC and Nuclear Power Safety in 2014 Author(s): David Lochbaum Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) often claims to represent the...
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Full Title:  The Nuclear Decarbonization Option: Profiles of Selected Advanced Reactor Technologies Author(s): Clean Air Task Force Publisher(s): Clean Air Task Force Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length: 40 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): We...
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Full Title: The Nuclear Industry’s Contribution to the U.S. Economy Author(s): Mark Berkman, Ph.D and Dean Murphy, Ph.D Publisher(s): The Brattle Group Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nuclear power currently accounts for 19%...
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The low cost and abundance of natural gas is rapidly causing utility companies to replace coal plants and aging nuclear power plants with gas-fired power plants. The widespread transition to...
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Full Title: The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040 Author(s): Exxon Mobil Publisher(s): Exxon Mobil Publication Date: 01/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy keeps us warm, cools us down, and cooks our meals. It...
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Full Title: The Path to Sustainable Nuclear Energy: Basic and Applied Research Opportunities for Advanced Fuel Cycles Author(s): P. Finck, N. Edelstein Publisher(s): USDOE Publication Date: 9/2005 Identifier: n/a Language: English Length: 20 pages, PDF Full Text:...
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Full Title: The Price-Anderson Act: Is It Consistent with a Sound Energy Policy? Author(s): Barry Brownstein Publisher(s): Cato Institute Publication Date: 4/1984 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Of all the seemingly endless debates in American society, certainly...
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Full Title: The Road to Paris and Beyond Author(s): Rodney Boyd, Fergus Green and Nicholas Stern Publisher(s): Grantham Research Institute and London School of Economics Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Effective international cooperation...
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Full Title: The role of U.S. research and development policy in nuclear power Author(s): George David Banks Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. civil nuclear sector faces a...
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Full Title: The U.S. Nuclear Energy Enterprise: A Key National Security Enabler Author/Publisher: Energy Futures Initiative Publication Date: 08/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report discusses the underpinnings for policies that would internalize the...
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Full Title: Thorium fuel cycle — Potential benefits and challenges Author(s): IAEA Publisher(s): International Atomic Energy Agency Publication Date: 5/2005 Identifier: IAEA-TECDOC-1450 Language: English Length: 113 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): The outlook for nuclear power...
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Full Title: Timeline of Progress Made in President Obama’s Climate Action Plan Author(s): Ori Gutin and Brendan Ingargiola Publisher(s): Environment and Energy Study Institute Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On June 25th, 2013,...
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Full Title: Toward a Sustainable Future for the U.S. Power Sector: Beyond Business as Usual 2011 Author(s): Geoff Keith, Bruce Biewald, Ezra Hausman, Kenji Takahashi, Tommy Vitolo, Tyler Comings and Patrick Knight Publisher(s): Synapse Energy...
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Note: Synopsis based U.S. DOE summary provided to OurEnergyPolicy.org. Complete text US DOE Mission and Goals The mission of the Department of Energy is to ensure America's security and prosperity by addressing...
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Full Title: U.S. Government and Nuclear Energy Industry Response to the Fukushima Accident Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 10/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The 2011 accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station had...
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Full Title: U.S. Nuclear Power after Fukushima Common Sense Recommendations for Safety and Security Author(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 7/2011 Language: English Length: 12 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: U.S.-Vietnam Nuclear Cooperation Agreement: Issues for Congress Author(s): Mary Beth D. Nikitin, Mark Holt, and Mark E. Manyin Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 8/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): U.S.-Vietnamese cooperation on nuclear energy and nonproliferation has grown...
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Full Title: Virginia: Clean Power, Clear Savings The EPA Clean Power Plan Will Cut Virginia Electricity Bills Author(s): Public Citizen Publisher(s): Public Citizen Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This summer, the Environmental Protection...
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Full Title: Virginia’s Pathway to Cutting Carbon Pollution Author(s): Natural Resources Defense Council Publisher(s): Natural Resources Defense Council Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Clean Power Plan, finalized by the U.S. Environmental Protection...
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Full Title: Westinghouse Bankruptcy Filing Could Put New U.S. Nuclear Projects at Risk Author(s): Mark Holt Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 04/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Westinghouse Electric Company, a major nuclear technology firm...
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Full Title: What Can History Teach Us about the Future Costs of U.S. Nuclear Power? Author(s): Nathan E. Hultman, Jonathan G. Koomey, & Daniel M. Kammen Publisher(s): Environmental Science & Technology Publication Date:...
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Full Title: When Nuclear Ends: How Nuclear Retirements Might Undermine Clean Power Plan Progress Author(s): Samuel Brinton and Josh Freed Publisher(s): Third Way Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nuclear power provides electricity for...
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For decades many have considered nuclear fusion to be the brass ring of energy technologies, believing that – were it to be successful and commercially viable – it would offer...
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Full Title: Will Low Natural Gas Prices Eliminate the Nuclear Option in the US? Author(s): Rob Graber and Tom Retson Publisher(s): EnergyPath Corporation Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This study is intended to compare...
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Thanks to breakthroughs in seismic imaging, horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, the US in 2012 reduced its reliance on much dirtier coal by shifting to gas-fired power plants. This trend...
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An analysis has been made to determine if there would be enough electricity in the US by 2050 to support a carbon-free future to avoid the worst effects of climate...
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Domestic natural gas production continues to expand, while natural gas spot prices are at historic lows. Many utilities are responding to these changing market dynamics by building gas plants or...
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Full Title: Workshop on South Korea as a Responsible Nuclear Supplier Author(s): Dr. Emma Belcher, Dr. Jor-shan Choi, Dr. Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress, Dr. Robert Gallucci, Dr. Alan Hanson, Mr. Mark Hibbs, Ms. Gretchen Hund,...
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Full Title: World Energy Resources - E-storage: Shifting from Cost to Value Author(s): World Energy Council Publisher(s): World Energy Council Publication Date: 01/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Following rapid cost reductions and significant improvements in capacity...
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Full Title: World Energy Resources, 2013 Survey Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): World Energy Council Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The 2013 report covers all fossil resources (coal, oil, both conventional and unconventional and gas, both conventional and...
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