Article

Russia’s Nuclear Power Hegemony

Jessica Lovering co-authors an op-ed arguing that the solution to dependence on Russian energy is democracies collaborating, innovating, and embracing interdependence to design robust energy systems—especially for nuclear power.
Foreign Affairs
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June 8, 2022
Russia’s Nuclear Power Hegemony
Video

NIA's Fission Vision Webinar

Jessica Lovering speaks at the Nuclear Innovation Alliance's launch of its Fission Vision, a call to action to double U.S. nuclear energy production by mid-century.
Nuclear Innovation Alliance
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April 13, 2022
NIA's Fission Vision Webinar
Podcast

To Nuclear or Not

Jessica Lovering talks about the disparities between different generations of nuclear reactors and explains why nuclear energy might appeal to some communities as a source of energy and jobs.
Earthlings Podcast
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March 18, 2022
To Nuclear or Not
External Pub

Could Micro-Nuclear Reactors Power Microgrids in Emerging Markets?

Jessica Lovering explores the benefits and challenges of microreactors for microgrids.
Energy for Growth Hub
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March 7, 2022
Could Micro-Nuclear Reactors Power Microgrids in Emerging Markets?
Article

Eliminating Ban on Nuclear Energy Is a Good Start

In an op-ed, a former West Virginia state senator mentions our report on opportunities for advanced nuclear to support coal-closure communities in the United States.
The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register
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February 26, 2022
Eliminating Ban on Nuclear Energy Is a Good Start
Article

A hole in the ground could be the future of fusion power

Jessica Lovering provides some realism on the timelines for commercial nuclear fusion but says it could still prove important as energy consumption continues to increase after 2050.
MIT Technology Review
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February 23, 2022
A hole in the ground could be the future of fusion power
Article

Nuclear Power Is Critical for the World’s Climate Crisis

Jessica Lovering co-authors an op-ed about the vital role nuclear energy can play in addressing climate change.
Bloomberg Law
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February 8, 2022
Nuclear Power Is Critical for the World’s Climate Crisis
Podcast

Changing The Climate: Jessica Lovering

Jessica Lovering provides a primer on nuclear energy in conversation with the host of Changing the Climate.
Changing the Climate Podcast
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January 29, 2022
Changing The Climate: Jessica Lovering
Article

The Morning Dispatch: Germany Drags Feet On Ukraine

Jessica Lovering talks about the motivations and repercussions of Germany's phase-out of its nuclear power plants.
The Dispatch
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January 25, 2022
The Morning Dispatch: Germany Drags Feet On Ukraine
Article

Everyone’s least favorite climate fix? Nuclear power gets fresh look.

Jessica Lovering talks about new community ownership models of nuclear and how advanced nuclear could help reduce manufacturing emissions.
Christian Science Monitor
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January 21, 2022
Everyone’s least favorite climate fix? Nuclear power gets fresh look.
Radio

Nuclear Power Is Making Technical Strides, But Does It Have A Place In A Greener Future?

Jessica Lovering joins KPCC's AirTalk program to discuss how advanced nuclear paired with renewables will help countries meet their climate goals.
KPCC
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January 20, 2022
Nuclear Power Is Making Technical Strides, But Does It Have A Place In A Greener Future?
Article

Senate committee advances bill lifting restrictions on nuclear power plant construction

The Charleston Gazette-Mail covers the Jan. 18 event on the feasibility of nuclear for West Virginia, citing Jessica Lovering's presentation.
Charleston Gazette-Mail
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January 19, 2022
Senate committee advances bill lifting restrictions on nuclear power plant construction
Video

Feasibility of Advanced Nuclear in West Virginia

Jessica Lovering shares an overview of advanced nuclear energy as West Virginia lawmakers consider lifting the state's restrictions against nuclear.
Ohio River Valley Institute & West Virginia Rivers Coalition
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January 18, 2022
Feasibility of Advanced Nuclear in West Virginia
Article

Experts, legislators explore allowing advanced nuclear plants to come to West Virginia

The Dominion Post writes about the Ohio River Valley Institute's Jan. 18 event on advanced nuclear that featured Jessica Lovering and a bill to open West Virginia to nuclear energy.
The Dominion Post
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January 18, 2022
Experts, legislators explore allowing advanced nuclear plants to come to West Virginia
Article

WV lawmakers eye advanced nuclear technology, lifting state's restrictions on building reactors

The Charleston Gazette-Mail cites our report on how advanced nuclear could protect or restore jobs and wages for communities where coal plants have retired.
Charleston Gazette-Mail
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January 12, 2022
WV lawmakers eye advanced nuclear technology, lifting state's restrictions on building reactors
Podcast

Dr. Jessica Lovering is changing public perception of nuclear energy

Jessica Lovering speaks on The Rational View podcast about the collective's origins and how the nuclear industry can earn the public's trust.
The Rational View Podcast
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January 8, 2022
Dr. Jessica Lovering is changing public perception of nuclear energy
Article

Advanced Nuclear Energy Projects Stumble Despite White House Support

During a panel discussion on the Versatile Test Reactor, Jackie Toth said it's vital for nuclear and climate advocates and industry to keep making a clear case for this important project.
Forbes
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December 12, 2021
Advanced Nuclear Energy Projects Stumble Despite White House Support
Video

The Future of the Versatile Test Reactor: A Key Player in the Nuclear Energy Innovation Ecosystem

Jackie Toth talks about why the U.S. government should fund the Versatile Test Reactor project as a key pillar of the advanced nuclear ecosystem.
Global America Business Institute et al.
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December 7, 2021
The Future of the Versatile Test Reactor: A Key Player in the Nuclear Energy Innovation Ecosystem
Article

Nuclear Is Hot, for the Moment

Jackie Toth says while nuclear energy is in a period of revival, it's also a make-or-break moment for advanced nuclear developers to achieve timely, successful reactor demonstrations.
The Atlantic
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November 10, 2021
Nuclear Is Hot, for the Moment
Video

Small Modular Reactors: The Goal to Reach Net Zero

Jessica Lovering discusses GEC's founding principles, nuclear energy financing policy needs, and siting challenges and opportunities.
Toronto Global Forum
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November 9, 2021
Small Modular Reactors: The Goal to Reach Net Zero
Article

Will the climate crisis force America to reconsider nuclear power?

Jessica Lovering shares with The Economist how today's climate activists reflect a new pragmatism toward nuclear energy.
The Economist
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November 8, 2021
Will the climate crisis force America to reconsider nuclear power?
External Pub

The VTR will play a key role in the nuclear energy innovation ecosystem

Suzanne Baker, Jackie Toth, and their co-authors explain why a domestic versatile test reactor is crucial to nuclear energy innovation.
Atlantic Council EnergySource
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September 28, 2021
The VTR will play a key role in the nuclear energy innovation ecosystem
Article

Exelon NPPs saved but US plants remain vulnerable without national support

Jackie Toth speaks with Reuters about why Illinois' new climate law is a good example for why national policy in support of nuclear would help end the need for states to race to save their reactors.
Reuters
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September 21, 2021
Exelon NPPs saved but US plants remain vulnerable without national support
Article

A New Frontier for Nuclear: Partnering With Utilities on Decommissioned Coal Sites

Jessica Lovering explains how advanced nuclear technologies can be well-suited to repower former coal sites, whose surrounding communities are familiar with operating energy infrastructure.
Morning Consult
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August 30, 2021
A New Frontier for Nuclear: Partnering With Utilities on Decommissioned Coal Sites
External Pub

As US nuclear exports decline, experts fear international safeguards will too

Jessica Lovering co-authors an article on her research into how the U.S. can best strengthen global nuclear security—and what role microreactors could play.
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
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August 27, 2021
As US nuclear exports decline, experts fear international safeguards will too
Article

US budget omission leaves VTR proponents rushing to defend tech

Jackie Toth says it's critical that Congress reverses course and funds the Versatile Test Reactor project in Fiscal Year 2022.
Reuters
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August 24, 2021
US budget omission leaves VTR proponents rushing to defend tech
External Pub

Can Nuclear Power Go Local?

The environmental movement has expanded its focus to addressing issues of equity and justice. Jessica Lovering & Suzanne Hobbs Baker wonder if nuclear power can become part of the egalitarian future they envision?
Issues in Science & Technology
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May 24, 2021
Can Nuclear Power Go Local?
Article

California’s next climate challenge: Replacing its last nuclear power plant

Los Angeles Times reports on California's energy future and speaks with Jessica Lovering about GEC's nuclear justice policy memo and nuclear legacy issues.
Los Angeles Times
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May 18, 2021
California’s next climate challenge: Replacing its last nuclear power plant
Article

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster: 10 Years Later

NPR takes stock of what happened at Fukushima and speaks with Jessica Lovering about nuclear energy in the context of climate change.
National Public Radio
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April 29, 2021
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster: 10 Years Later
Podcast

The Argument Podcast: Should America go nuclear?

Investing in nuclear power can help get us to carbon neutral by 2050. But is it worth it? The Collective's Senior fellow MC Hammond, joins Jane Coaston, for a respectful debate.
New York Times Opinion
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April 21, 2021
The Argument Podcast: Should America go nuclear?
Article

The Activists Who Embrace Nuclear Power

In the face of climate change, some environmentalists are fighting not to close power plants but to save them
The New Yorker
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February 19, 2021
The Activists Who Embrace Nuclear Power
Podcast

Deep Isolation Podcast: Episode 9

Jessica Lovering explains why she co-founded the Good Energy Collective and how she hopes it will impact advanced nuclear policy in the United States.
Deep Isolation
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February 10, 2021
Deep Isolation Podcast: Episode 9
Article

Investments in nuclear energy could help solve the economic and climate crises

In this op-ed piece, Suzanne Baker and Todd Allen outline the value of nuclear energy for decarbonizing the economy and how we can center communities in the process.
The Hill
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February 9, 2021
Investments in nuclear energy could help solve the economic and climate crises
Article

At the Grid’s Edge

Storage and Distributed Energy Technologies Key to a Clean Electricity System’s Resilience
Morning Consult
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December 18, 2020
At the Grid’s Edge
Podcast

Atomic Show #283

The founders of Good Energy Collective tell their story and share their plans to modernize nuclear energy products, projects and perceptions.
Atomic Insights
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October 10, 2020
Atomic Show #283
Article

A New Kind of Nuclear Option

Advances in technology have politicians on both sides of the aisle rethinking nuclear power.
Capital and Main
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July 29, 2020
A New Kind of Nuclear Option
Podcast

The Power Hungry Podcast: Season 1 Episode 6

Jessica Lovering of the Good Energy Collective talks about the advantages of small modular reactors and why she is working to engage young climate activists.
The Power Hungry Podcast
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July 28, 2020
The Power Hungry Podcast: Season 1 Episode 6
Article

Nuclear power has been top-down and hierarchical. These women want to change that.

A new women-led, progressive energy group will devote itself to nuclear policy.
Vox.com
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July 21, 2020
Nuclear power has been top-down and hierarchical. These women want to change that.
Video

Advanced Nuclear Tech in a Decarbonized Energy Future: Feasible or Fantastical?

Research and development is underway on new designs for nuclear reactors that seek to completely change the paradigm for nuclear energy.
Youtube
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July 20, 2020
Advanced Nuclear Tech in a Decarbonized Energy Future: Feasible or Fantastical?