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    Sustainable Nuclear Energy for the Future: Improving Safety, Economics, and Waste Management

    8:30 am - 11:30 am, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP (1850 K Street, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006)

    Speakers: Yoon I. Chang (Argonne Distinguished Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory), Andrew Sowder (Principal Technical Leader, Electric Power Research Institute), John Sackett (Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Advanced Reactor Concepts LLC), Jack Spencer (Vice President for the Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity, The Heritage Foundation)

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    International Fast Reactor R&D Cooperation: Benefits, Challenges, and Possible Roadmaps

    8:30 am - 1:30 pm, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (1200 Seventeenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20036)

    Speakers: Hark Rho Kim (Senior Vice President, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute), Won-Seok Park (Director of the Sodium Fast Reactor Development Agency, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute), Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA)

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    Nuclear Energy

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working to finalize rules for its Clean Power Plan, governing new and existing sources under Section 111 of the Clean Air Act. EPA plans to set standards, regulations, and guidelines to address carbon pollution from...

    By mid-century, the world population is expected to rise to approximately 10 billion people. Seeking a safe, reliable, and environmentally friendly means to provide energy to this exploding population is a global imperative, and fast reactors have the potential...

    November 5-7, 2013 ​Daejeon and Gyeongju, Republic of Korea The first ever Trilateral Nuclear Energy Dialogue meeting to be held outside of the United States took place in the Republic of Korea. During a period of three days, participants visited various...

    The Role of Nuclear Power in Energy Reliability: U.S. & International Perspectives

    One of the fundamental advantages of nuclear power is its peerless reliability—U.S. nuclear plants have consistently operated at above 90% capacity factor on average over the last several years, and are highly resilient to supply disruptions, weather...

    The continued expansion of nuclear power worldwide, particularly in various countries throughout Asia, has presented new opportunities in the international nuclear market. However, the US nuclear industry presently faces considerable challenges that have the...

    Renewable Energy

    Numerous countries and territories in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean have made efforts to decrease their dependence upon fossil fuels and take advantage of their considerable renewables potential. Aruba, for instance, has set ambitious goals...

    To address issues of soaring global energy demand, energy security, and carbon mitigation, a variety of technologies and means may be feasibly developed and deployed. Energy storage, smart grids and micro grids, energy efficiency, carbon capture, and renewable...

    News and Announcement

          Dear Colleagues, On Thursday, May 14 and Friday, May 15, 2015, the Global America Business Institute and Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) will co-host two special events on clean energy issues:     Latin America and the Caribbean: Sustainable Energy Development...

    Media and Publications
    Tom Blees, Science Council for Global Initiatives

    NEIK had the honor of interviewing Tom Blees, president of Science Council for Global Initiatives. Mr. Blees spoke about the history of the integral fast reactor and its value in combatting climate change, U.S.-Korea nuclear energy cooperation, and how to finance...

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    May
    28
    Thursday
    Sustainable Nuclear Energy for the Future: Improving Safety, Economics, and Waste Management

    8:30 am - 11:30 am, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP (1850 K Street, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006)

    Speakers: Yoon I. Chang (Argonne Distinguished Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory), Andrew Sowder (Principal Technical Leader, Electric Power Research Institute), John Sackett (Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Advanced Reactor Concepts LLC), Jack Spencer (Vice President for the Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity, The Heritage Foundation)

    June
    25
    Thursday
    International Fast Reactor R&D Cooperation: Benefits, Challenges, and Possible Roadmaps

    8:30 am - 1:30 pm, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (1200 Seventeenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20036)

    Speakers: Hark Rho Kim (Senior Vice President, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute), Won-Seok Park (Director of the Sodium Fast Reactor Development Agency, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute), Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA)

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