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?