Dan Yurman recently published a post titled Energy in New England focus of Bloomberg forum with Nuclear Matters that described an intriguing event sponsored by Bloomberg and Nuclear Matters.
Here is an excerpt from his post:
The proceedings will kick off with a conversation with John Kotek, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Nuclear Energy at the Department of Energy. The Office is responsible for conducting research on current and future nuclear energy systems, maintaining the government’s nuclear energy research infrastructure, establishing a path forward for the nation’s spent nuclear fuel as well as a host of other national priorities.
“The diverse roster of industry and policy experts we have assembled will frame the role nuclear energy should play going forward in achieving New England’s broad energy and environmental objectives,” said Chris Gadomski, lead analyst, nuclear, at Bloomberg New Energy Finance and session moderator for the Boston event.
“This event will address how to strike a balance between New England’s strong commitment to the environment with the demands to supply cheaper energy.”
Most of the time, I have to simply note the existence of such events in a distant city like Boston, but this time, I’ll have the opportunity to attend.
A blessed family event — the recent birth of a second grandson — along with a gathering of my daughters, sons-in-law and all of other grandchildren for Father’s Day will put me and my wife north of Boston this weekend. We were already planning to travel back to Virginia about the same time as the Nuclear Matters forum.
The bad news is that next week is a very busy one in Boston with hotel rooms booked at about 99%.
After making a lot of calls, I’ve been able to secure a room, but the law of supply and demand most certainly applies to downtown hotel accommodations during supply constrained periods.
In other words, now might be a good time to make a modest donation to Atomic Insights to help defray the cost associated with a trip detour and an overnight hotel stay that will allow prompt arrival at an early morning conversation.
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