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Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

Jul 24, 2018

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Yves' start as a nuclear engineer at the Power Utility of France (EDF).  

  • How the perception of nuclear energy in France has changed over time.  

  • USEPR and developing the US version of a European pressurized reactor.  

  • How to make nuclear investment profitable in spite of low competition prices.  

  • The background behind and challenges of Hinkley Point C.  

  • The impact of the electricity market's volatility.  

  • Why Contract for Difference and economic modeling can help attract investors to the industry.  

  • The similarities and differences of the anti-nuclear movements in the US and Europe.  

  • FORATOM and its mission.  

  • Decision-making processes within the European Union and consequences of the Euratom Treat.  

  • The impact of Germany phasing out their nuclear power.   

  • What must be done to change the perception of the nuclear industry.  

  • What next generation technology looks like and what the future holds for the nuclear industry.