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 ( 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  Advance registration is required.