Session to focus on nuclear economics

U.S. Energy Information Agency Deputy Administrator Howard Gruenspecht and former U.S. NRC Commissioner and Barclays Capital Managing Director James Asselstine headline a one-day Special Summit on Nuclear Energy Economics organized by the U.S. Nuclear Infrastructure Council on Wednesday, July 23 in Washington DC.

 The Council (www.usnic.org) is the leading business consortium advocate for new nuclear energy and involvement of the American supply chain globally.

 Featured topics include the U.S. energy landscape; global nuclear energy economics; capital economics and the financing of new nuclear; perspectives from Wall Street; baseload power generation considerations; and an international market outlook as well as the case for small and advanced reactors. A special report on the President’s Clean Power Plan and implications for nuclear energy will also be provided to participants.

 Presenters include Verdigris Capital principals Walter Howes and Andrew Paterson; First Energy Vice President of Commodity Operations Donald Moul; Lacy Consulting Group President Bruce Lacy; General Atomics Senior Vice President John Parmentola; NuScale Power Senior Vice President Jack Bailey; and Pegasus Group President and Senior USNIC Fellow Edward Davis. White House Chronicle Executive Producer and Sirius XM Radio Commentator Llewellyn King will provide a special keynote address.

The Special Summit co-sponsors committee includes: URS Corporation; Huntington Ingalls Industries; AREVA; General Atomics; Babcock & Wilcox; CB&I; Edlow International; Duke Energy; Nuclear Energy Institute; GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy; Shaw AREVA MOX Services; CBI Polymers; URENCO USA; and Excel Services. 

Registration information is available at www.usnic.org.  Advance registration is required.