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Nuclear Power Economics
What is the relationship between the economics of nuclear power and the proliferation of nuclear weapons? When security and arms control analysts list what has helped keep nuclear weapons technologies from spreading further than they already have, energy economics are rarely, if ever, mentioned. Yet, large civilian nuclear energy programs bring states quite a way towards developing nuclear weapons and it has been energy economics, more than any other force, which has hampered most states’ plans to develop such projects. read more
Jun 11, 2008 Overview of The Next Phase of U.S.-Russian Civil Nuclear Relations: Opportunities, Risks and Choices (Updated August 1, 2008)
Mr. Sokolski, NPEC's executive director, entered into the record a version of this overview essay during his testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs' June 12th hearing on the U.S.-Russian civil nuclear cooperation agreement.
Working Papers
Jun 08, 2008 Nuclear Generation Drops 1.9% in 2007
The article -- which is also available on WNN"s website -- reports that "figures from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) show that nuclear power generation worldwide was 50 TWh lower in 2007 than in 2006, mainly due to cutbacks in three countries"
Articles
May 29, 2008 The Wall Street Journal Europe, "Italy's Nuclear Job."
This op-ed is also available for subscribers on The Wall Street Journal Europe's website.
Op-Eds & Blogs
May 22, 2008 French Power Myths
Mr. Schneider, a principal in Paris-based Mycle Schneider Consulting, also authored an NPEC-commissioned draft presentation, Nuclear Power in France: Systemic Issues Influencing Costs (March 2008)
Articles
May 12, 2008 Cost Comparison of Spent Fuel Storage and Deep Geological Disposal (DRAFT)
Mr. Smith is director of GMS Abingdon, Ltd
Working Papers
May 05, 2008 Nuclear Reactors Will Cost Twice Estimate, Says E.ON Chief
Published on May 5, 2008, this article is no longer available on The Times of London website.
Articles
Apr 24, 2008 Assisting the Management of Spent Fuel and Radioactive Waste (NON-PAPER)
This undated non-paper on the implementation of the U.S.-Russia July 2007 Declaration on Nuclear Energy and Nonproliferation was circulated at the "Sochi Summit" between Presidents Bush and Putin in early April 2008.
Official Docs & Letters
Apr 23, 2008 International Finance and Investment for Nuclear Power Projects in Developing Countries (NON-PAPER)
This undated non-paper on the implementation of the U.S.-Russia July 2007 Declaration on Nuclear Energy and Nonproliferation was circulated at the "Sochi Summit" between Presidents Bush and Putin in early April 2008.
Official Docs & Letters
Apr 21, 2008 Koplow on Subsidies to Calvert Cliffs 3
Mr. Koplow, founder of Earth Track, presented his findings at an NPEC conference at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Prague, Czech Republic.
Presentations
Apr 15, 2008 "Nuclear Power in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Turkey: How Cost Effective?" (DRAFT)
This update contains an expanded narrative for the slides that Dalberg"s Peter Tynan and John Stephenson presented at NPEC"s March 2008 conference on commercial nuclear energy in an unstable, carbon-constrained world at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Prague
Presentations
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