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World Nuclear Association

The World Nuclear Association (WNA) is the international organization that represents the global nuclear industry. Its' mission is to promote a wider understanding of nuclear energy among key international influencers by producing authoritative information, developing common industry positions, and contributing to the energy debate.

SMACNA Supports Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act of 2017

On November 20, 2017, SMACNA submitted a letter to the United States Senate endorsing passage of Senate Bill S.512, the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act of 2017.

Nuclear industry awaits critical tax credits

Utility companies in South Carolina and Georgia are trying to decide whether to continue building or abandon construction on two expensive nuclear reactors as they wait for the U.S. Senate to extend a nuclear tax credit they are counting on.

Industrial competitiveness, nuclear innovation top legislative list

SMACNA’s Capitol Hill office is lobbying hard to pass current legislation supporting the industrial market sector including industrial efficiency, comprehensive energy policy, incentives to advance industrial competitiveness, and nuclear energy financing reform.

Good news: Nuclear capacity projected to increase by 2020

Despite the closure of four nuclear power plants in the past four years and the scheduled retirement of aging plants by 2019, the planned addition of more than 5,000 megawatts (MW) of nuclear power by 2020 could result in an increase of total U.S. nuclear capacity, says the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Energy Department issues $12.5B loan solicitation for nuclear projects

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently issued the Advanced Nuclear Energy Projects loan guarantee solicitation, which provides $12.5 billion to support innovative nuclear energy projects.

In Aiken County, S.C. Plutonium recycling plant creates demand for workers—and training!

For union construction trades, South Carolina isn’t necessarily the first place one thinks of for a success story. Union construction market share in the state is believed to be about 3 percent.

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