John Wheeler, Kirk Sorensen, Kelly Taylor, Robert Margolis and Rod Adams talk about nuclear news as of February 10, 2008. Topics include Indian Point, dash to gas, new plants, anti-nuclear antics
Virtual round table discussion with four guests whose total nuclear experience is more than 100 years.
John Wheeler – host of This Week in Nuclear Podcast
Kirk Sorensen – publisher of Energy from Thorium
Kelly Taylor – work at home mom and 20+ year veteran of the nuclear power industry
Robert Margolis – reactor engineer and 20+ year veteran of the nuclear power industry
During the discussion, we covered a variety of topics including the move back to gas for new electric power plants, the pressure against coal, an economic analysis from an independent group on the cost of shutting down Indian Point Nuclear Station, and ways to improve the speed to market for new nuclear power plants.