Institutional and cultural changes are needed if advanced nuclear reactor designs are to progress from development to deployment by 2030, the Global Nexus Initiative (GNI) has said in a report to policymakers. The GNI has put forward ten policy recommendations to enable these changes. According to the GNI – a joint project of the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) and the Partnership for Global Security – advanced nuclear reactors have “the potential to be a more easily deployable and operationally flexible alternative to the large light water reactors that are dominant around the world today”. On 3 November, the GNI released a report – titled A Framework for Advanced Nuclear Reactor Deployment: Policy and Issues – based on discussions of its working group at its February 2016 workshop held in Washington, DC.
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