The Generation Professionals Group is for utility professionals who work in biomass, coal, gas/oil, hydro, natural gas, or nuclear power generation fields. 

Doug Houseman's picture
Visionary and innovator in the utility industry and grid modernization, Burns & McDonnell

I have a broad background in utilities and energy. I worked for Capgemini in the Energy Practice for more than 15 years. During that time I rose to the position of CTO of the 12,000 person...

  • Member since 2017
  • 270 items added with 97,362 views
  • Nov 3, 2022

Small Nuclear Hope?

Terra Power and Pacificorp are working together to try and install 5 small nuclear reactors that are flexible and can load follow.

With the Department of Energy providing roughly 50% of the cost for the first one, will it be an only or will the BANANAs win and one is never built?

Like it or not, we need something beyond wind and solar to power the world. But there is so much fear of nuclear that for many adults it is the equivalent of the "Monster in the Closet".

Will fear win or is there hope for a low GHG future?


No discussions yet. Start a discussion below.

Doug Houseman's picture
Thank Doug for the Post!
Energy Central contributors share their experience and insights for the benefit of other Members (like you). Please show them your appreciation by leaving a comment, 'liking' this post, or following this Member.
More posts from this member

Get Published - Build a Following

The Energy Central Power Industry Network® is based on one core idea - power industry professionals helping each other and advancing the industry by sharing and learning from each other.

If you have an experience or insight to share or have learned something from a conference or seminar, your peers and colleagues on Energy Central want to hear about it. It's also easy to share a link to an article you've liked or an industry resource that you think would be helpful.

                 Learn more about posting on Energy Central »