US Nuclear Energy Careers Evolving Along with Next-Generation Plant Designs

By Jarret Adams U.S. nuclear energy sector has long offered promising careers for highly skilled workers earning salaries much higher than other electricity generation, U.S. policy organization of the nuclear technologies industry Nuclear Energy Institute reports. But the mix of nuclear energy workers is evolving along with the next generation of nuclear plant designs. The…

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États-Unis : les carrières du nucléaire évoluent de concert avec les modèles de centrales nouvelle génération

Le secteur de l’énergie nucléaire aux États-Unis offre depuis longtemps des carrières prometteuses aux travailleurs hautement qualifiés qui perçoivent des salaires beaucoup plus élevés que dans d’autres filières génératrices d’électricité, indique le Nuclear Energy Institute, un organisme œuvrant pour l’élaboration de politiques relatives aux technologies nucléaires. Or, la palette de profils des travailleurs du nucléaire…

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Helixos: the missing piece to bettering corporate impact

If you are looking to take a meditative hike into the world of all things hi-tech and futuristic industries (including nuclear, of course), look no further than Helixos. Their depiction of calm mountain ranges, bright ice glaciers and deep waters invoke an odd sense of familiarity, especially for those who’ve seen the brilliant blue glow…

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Koray Tuncer: Building Turkey’s nuclear sector

When Turkey began its strategic push into nuclear energy, Koray Tuncer could see that companies were interested. He set up the annual Nuclear Power Plants Expo and Summit (NPPES) in 2013 and went on to found the Nuclear Industry Association of Turkey (NIATR) two years later. As the construction at Akkuyu NPP has progressed, he…

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Mythbuster – Reassuringly expensive?

By Mitchell McCombe, member of the Young Nuclear Generation Nuclear Institute. The race to low-carbon economies is a competition between expensive nuclear power and cheap renewables – is it that simple? Mitchell McCombe investigates. There is a misconception that the race to low carbon economies is a competition between nuclear power and renewables, and that…

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Connecting the dots with Gilles Babinet

Gilles Babinet is a man who worked his way up – all the way up – to become France’s ‘Digital Champion’ at the European Commission, having left school at the age of 15. As a serial entrepreneur, the full list of roles he holds would be “complicated” but in his own words he is “very obsessed” with…

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Ayhan Evrensel: the true storyteller

“The personal satisfaction of telling someone a story that the other person did not know,” Ayhan Evrensel explains, “is the kick that keeps me alive.” And while the topics and audiences have changed over his 25 year career, his basic approach to any subject matter remains the same. “I want to relay to the people…

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