Paul Murphy

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Paul's introduction to the nuclear industry as a project finance attorney for Bechtel

  • The definition and history of nuclear project financing

  • The ability and benefits of a state wanting to purchase a power plant v. a municipality

  • Issues associated with financial modeling

  • Innovative financing and financing from a lender's perspective

  • The benefits of regulation and deregulation of the market

  • Why competition in the market isn't always good

  • The disadvantages of using renewables both in construction and application 

  • The economic impact of global warming and why messaging matters

  • Double standards that exist in the oil and nuclear industry 

  • Why the US government and nuclear corporations need to come together and provide one voice

  • Bilateral relationships and the geopolitical nuances of the nuclear industry 

Managing Director, Special Projects, Gowling WLG

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