The resources in this section provide information on policies influencing the adoption of nuclear energy, from licensing constraints to international agreements to stimulus policies such as carbon credits and emissions reduction targets.
This journal article describes the benefits of nuclear renewable hybrid energy systems. The authors describe the increased flexibility and emissions reductions that such systems enable as well as the ancillary services they can provide.
This journal article examines the impact of different options for advanced fuel cycle facilities needed for the U.S. nuclear energy market alone and under a partnership scenario with Brazil. Three technologies are considered: (1) thermal recycling of transuranics (TRUs) in light water reactors using Combined Non-Fertile and UO2 Fuel (CONFU), (2) recycling of TRU in fertile-free metallic fuel in fast actinide burner reactors (ABRs) and (3) fast recycling of TRU with uranium oxide in self-sustaining gas-cooled fast reactors.