Nuclear power is capable of supplying large amounts of low‑carbon electricity and heat cost‑effectively while creating a large number of high‑value jobs in the local and national economies.
o The post‑COVID‑19 economic recovery is a perfect opportunity to create jobs and economic development while continuing to move ahead with the energy transition.
o Investing in nuclear energy creates a large number of high‑skilled jobs, accelerates the transition to a low‑carbon economy, and increases energy resilience.
o Nuclear energy projects are a proven way to create large numbers of long‑term, high‑skilled domestic jobs that pay premium wages.
o Nuclear projects provide high spill‑over investment into the local and regional economy.
This webinar will include:
Webinar moderator: William Magwood, Director General, NEA
Presenter: Sama Bilbao y Leon, Head, Nuclear Technology Development and Economics, NEA
o Agneta Rising, Director General, World Nuclear Association
o Anton Dedusenko, Deputy CEO of Rusatom Energy International JSC (REIN JSC)
o Robin Manley, Vice President of Nuclear Regulatory Affairs and Stakeholder Relations, Ontario Power Generation
o Jay Shaw, Programme Director, UK Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Center (AMRC)