In this episode we discuss...

  • John's career at the Department of Energy, the National Labs, as an ANS congressional fellow, and in the private sector

  • Serving on the Blue Ribbon commission for nuclear waste management

  • Why deployment time is key to cost reduction

  • NEI's national nuclear energy strategy: Preserve, Sustain, Innovate, and Thrive

  • An explanation of "negative pricing" and the unintended consequences of tax credits

  • The long term strategic advantages that come form being a global energy supplier

  • Pros and Cons of various mechanisms the government can use to support the industry

  • How SMRs alleviate some of the market problems nuclear faces today

  • Some of the other all-stars at NEI: Maria, Dan, John, Pam, etc.

  • A key tale for nuclear reactor innovators... 

VP of Policy & Public Affairs, Nuclear Energy Institute

John Kotek

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