The ability of the United States to compete in the international nuclear energy market against the likes of Russia and China is dependent on the strength of our own country’s domestic sector.
Without a steady pipeline of skills, innovation, and products, our nation will have limited capacity to compete.
While open and competitive markets are not the norm in all countries where U.S. nuclear power companies seek to do business, they are commonplace in America.
From time-to-time unfavorable market conditions make it difficult for even the strongest providers to compete.
At the point where these market conditions severely impair our national security interests, action is required.
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The Department of Energy and our broader U.S. Government are developing and implementing the necessary and appropriate actions to help support the nuclear power sector while the industry regains strength.
IP3 applauds our Government’s focus on behalf of our national security and economic interests.