In this episode, we discuss...

  • Paul’s personal evolution in the nuclear industry working at Capenhurst and now at the NNL 

  • A deep dive into nuclear fusion technology 

  • Japan’s reprocessing technology efforts 

  • Paul’s work at the NNL and how he gained the position of CEO 

  • The inner dynamics of a government and contractor-operated national lab model 

  • Political, financial, and technological challenges the industry must overcome to secure nuclear as our primary energy source 

  • Improving communications strategies surrounding nuclear safety to increase trust and public discourse 

  • How building more can work to increase confidence, decrease risk, and thus reduce cost

Paul Howarth

CEO, National Nuclear Laboratory (UK)

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