• Nuclear Energy

    Nuclear power is one of America’s greatest strategic energy assets. Our fleet of nuclear reactors scattered across nearly 30 states meets about one-fifth of U.S. electricity demand. Nuclear also is a big contributor to clean air and climate goals, generating more than half of America’s emissions-free electricity.

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  • Blog
    November 29, 2018

    A Look at IEA’s New Global Energy Forecast

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) just released its latest global energy forecast, the World Energy Outlook 2018 (WEO2018). Although IEA provides three different scenarios—the Current Policies, New Policies, and Sustainable Development Scenarios—we’ll focus on its mid-range “New Policies
  • Blog
    July 2, 2018

    Star Spangled Energy

    By Ian DeValliere This Independence Day, consumers around the country have more of their paychecks available for summer fun thanks to America’s energy revolution. Just 10 years ago, Americans weren’t feeling quite so “independent” on Independence Day. The U.S. was importing more than two-thirds of
  • Blog
    July 24, 2017

    Not A Guarantee, But a Fighting Chance

    Here at the Global Energy Institute, we have always advocated for a diverse, reliable mix of energy resources that contribute toward keeping America secure, prosperous, and clean. A key cornerstone of that energy mix is our fleet of 99 commercial nuclear reactors that provide approximately twenty
  • Letters
    July 19, 2017

    Global Energy Institute Joins Coalition in Support of Nuclear Loan Guarantees

    The U.S. Chamber's Global Energy Institute has joined a broad coalition to send a letter to Senate and House leaders urging them to preserve the Department of Energy's loan guarantee program for nuclear energy. The program is currently supporting construction of new nuclear units that add emissions
  • Blog
    March 24, 2017

    Advanced Nuclear Hits Crucial First Milestone in the United States

    Ever since the “Shale Gale” put the brakes on the nuclear renaissance, much of the nuclear world has focused on Small Modular Reactor (SMRs) as the future of fission. SMRs are smaller, and therefore more versatile than their full sized Light Water Reactor brethren, and could be deployed in a wider