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Economics of Advanced Small Modular Reactors

  • Bahman Zohuri
  • Patrick McDaniel
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Abstract

Developments in the US economy that will affect the nuclear power industry in the coming years include the emergence of new nuclear technologies, waste disposal issues, proliferation concerns, the streamlining of nuclear regulation, a possible transition to a hydrogen economy, policies toward national energy security, and environmental policy. These developments will affect both the competitiveness of nuclear power and appropriate nuclear energy policies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bahman Zohuri
    • 1
  • Patrick McDaniel
    • 2
  1. 1.Electrical and Computer Engineering DepartmentUniversity of New MexicoAlbuquerqueUSA
  2. 2.Chemical and Nuclear Engineering DepartmentUniversity of New MexicoAlbuquerqueUSA

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