20 January 2023

Event in Washington D.C.- Presential & Online

U.S. Launch of WNISR2022

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), and the Team of the World Nuclear Industry Status Report (WNISR) welcome you to the event:

U.S. Launch of the World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2022
on Thursday, 26 January 2023
at 10h00–12h00 Washington D.C. Time (EST)

at the NRDC Offices 1152 15th Street, N.W. Suite 300

or via Zoom / Livestream

We will have a diverse line-up of distinguished international speakers:

Geoffrey Fettus, Director, Nuclear Program, NRDC

Global Overview
Mycle Schneider, WNISR Coordinator, Paris

Small Modular Reactors (SMRs)
M.V. Ramana, Professor, University of British Columbia

Alexander James Wimmers, Research Associate, Technical University Berlin

Special Comment - Nuclear Power and War
Dr. Edwin Lyman, Director of Nuclear Power Safety, Union of Concerned Scientists

Please RSVP to NRDC Staff – Yahya Yaziji at yyaziji@nrdc.org in order to attend the presentation in person or via Zoom.

Background: The annual World Nuclear Industry Status Report (WNISR) provides a comprehensive overview of nuclear power plant data, including information on operation, production, construction, and decommissioning. The WNISR assesses the status of new-build programs in existing as well as in potential newcomer nuclear countries. The report also compares the development of nuclear power and renewable energy globally.
WNISR2022 contains a special focus chapter on Nuclear Power and War that assesses the safety and security challenges of nuclear power plants in war situations. The report also identifies Russia as the current leading technology supplier of nuclear newbuild around the world. The Decommissioning Status Report looks at the current situation of the now over 200 closed nuclear power reactors. The France Focus chapter analyses the recent drastic decline in performance of the national nuclear fleet.

Note: The presentation will provide first end-of-year 2022 statistics not included yet in WNISR2022.

For more information and past reports, published annually since 2007 see www.WorldNuclearReport.org.