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A longer life for Diablo Canyon? Newsom touts nuke extension
AP—Newsom raised possibility of keeping open state’s sole remaining nuclear power plant. LucidCatalyst helped write influential report.
California promised to close its last nuclear plant. Now Newsom is reconsidering
LA TIMES—With the threat of power shortages looming and climate crisis worsening, Gov. Newsom may attempt to delay the long-planned closure.
WNE confirms its popularity and its status as the world's largest civil nuclear exhibition
PRESS RELEASE—Great success for WNE 2021. Kirsty Gogan was awarded the first ever WNE fellow award at this event.
U.S. energy chief hints California may grant reprieve to its last nuclear plant
REUTERS—U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said she supports keeping Diablo open. LucidCatalyst helped write influential report.
Op-Ed: California needs to keep the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant open to meet its climate goals
LA TIMES—Steven Chu & Ernest Moniz cite our study with MIT-Stanford to keep Diablo Canyon operating
Opinion: Closing California’s last nuclear power plant would be a mistake
WASHINGTON POST—A new report from MIT, Stanford and LucidCatalyst: Closing down Diablo Canyon would be the definition of climate incoherence
Can California Resurrect Its Lone Nuclear Power Plant Because Of Climate Change?
FORBES—Some Californian's and scholars inc. LucidCatalyst are trying to keep Diablo Canyon in operation because of climate change
Study assesses potential value of continued operation for Diablo Canyon
WNN—Delaying the retirement of Diablo Canyon would reduce California's power sector carbon emissions, reduce reliance on gas, save billions
Will the climate crisis force America to reconsider nuclear power?
THE ECONOMIST—A new report from Stanford, MIT and LucidCatalyst reveals how detrimental shutting down Diablo Canyon would be
Keeping California’s Last Nuclear Plant Can Save Money, Climate: MIT-Stanford Study
BLOOMBERG—California’s last nuclear power plant, scheduled to close in 2025, could aid the fight against climate change, cut energy costs...
Saving nuclear plant could help California hit climate goals
REUTERS—California should extend the life of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant to meet state climate goals, according to new report...
Making COP26 Matter—The Role of Science and Engineering in the Energy Transition
Kirsty Gogan gave the keynote at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers conference about the role of engineering in delivering Net Zero
Can nuclear find a place in the energy transition?
ENERGY INTELLIGENCE FORUM 2021–Kirsty Gogan joined the conversation at the event titled: Can nuclear find a place in the energy transition?
Nuclear Seen Keeping Costs Down for "Green" Hydrogen
REUTERS—Hydrogen is increasingly seen as an essential fuel to power a future, carbon-free economy. Cites a new study LucidCatalyst worked on