Nuclear Politics

US Reactors / Nuclear Energy Head Calls For New Units By 2025

By David Dalton
18 July 2019

Nuclear Energy Head Calls For New Units By 2025
Rita Baranwal wants to see new reactors by 2025. Photo courtesy DOE.
The new assistant energy secretary for nuclear energy Rita Baranwal wants to see a new nuclear power plant, most likely a micro-reactor or small modular reactor, built in the US by 2025.

In an interview on the US Department of Energy’s website
Ms Baranwal said the US needs to show the rest of the world that it is still a powerhouse in the nuclear energy industry.

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