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.