Nuclear energy is an important part of the global clean energy supply, providing nearly one-third of the world’s non-emitting electricity and complementing and enabling other clean energy sources, including renewables.
America has lost its competitive global position as the world leader in nuclear energy to state-owned enterprises, notably Russia and China, with other competitor nations also aggressively moving to surpass
In 2003, MIT published the interdisciplinary study The Future of Nuclear Power. The under-lying motivation was that nuclear energy, which then provided about 70% of the “zero”-carbon electricity in the
To achieve energy security and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction objectives, the United States must develop and deploy clean, affordable, domestic energy sources as quickly as possible. Nuclear power will