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World Utilities Congress 2022

Kirsty Gogan moderated and spoke at the World Utilities Congress in Abu Dhabi about the latest innovations and advances in nuclear energy

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.

Wars are dangerous, reactors much less so

NUCLEAR NEWSWIRE—The risks of nuclear power plants in war zones is surprisingly small, explain nuclear experts, LucidCatalyst advisors

Designing the terawatt transition

LLOYD'S REGISTER—Kirsty Gogan & Eric Ingersoll examine how shipbuilding industry could help produce low-cost, zero-carbon hydrogen fuels

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

Ammonia Energy Conference 2021

Eric Ingersoll of LucidCatalyst presented about how to create sustainable shipping with ammonia fuel substitution

Q&A: Options for the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant

MIT NEWS—Researchers (& LucidCatalyst) argue the plant could provide multiple benefits for CA, e.g., desalinated water & clean hydrogen fuel

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

The Next Chapter for Nuclear

CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE–Kirsty Gogan participated in the session on nuclear energy (LC does not endorse any political party)