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Understanding—and Planning—for Regulatory Challenges to Offshore Wind

Offshore wind projects have been bolstered by federal and state initiatives that support the technology to achieve emissions-reduction goals. However, development and grid integration of these projects requires careful planning…


France’s NUWARD SMR Will Be Test Case for European Early Joint Nuclear Regulatory Review

The French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN), the Czech State Office for Nuclear Safety (SUJB), and Finland’s Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) have picked France’s NUWARD small modular reactor (SMR) design as…


ERCOT, MISO Warn of Potential Power Supply Shortfalls

(Updated—May 6, 2022) The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) over the past week separately expressed concerns about power supply uncertainties in the…


Administration, NRC, Nuclear Industry Look Ahead to Uncertain Territory

The Biden administration is fully behind development of new nuclear power technology. It is encouraging the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to look at “new approaches to regulation” as advanced…


Electric Utilities Have Critical Role in Broadband Infrastructure Deployment

Electric utilities will play a critical role in new broadband infrastructure deployment under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021, known as the Infrastructure Act. Whether access to the…