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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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OPG to collaborate further with Polish firm on SMR deployment in Europe
Ontario Power Generation—owner and operator of Canada’s Darlington and Pickering nuclear plants—and Poland’s ORLEN Synthos Green Energy (OSGE) have signed a letter of intent (LOI) that builds on the companies’ existing cooperation on the deployment of small modular reactors in Europe, OPG announced last week.
December 7, 2022|12:00–1:00PM (1:00–2:00PM EST)
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In this special event, ANS Executive Director/CEO Craig Piercy conducted a one-on-one interview with Jigar Shah, Director of the DOE’s Loan Programs Office (LPO).
Shah detailed the Biden administration's ambitious goals to decarbonize the power sector by 2035, which were highlighted in Shah’s article in the November issue of Nuclear News. He also discussed how nuclear can be an important part of the decarbonized energy mix in the U.S. and how he believes the LPO can support the administration’s target.
About Jigar ShahJigar Shah was most recently co-founder and President at Generate Capital, where he focused on helping entrepreneurs accelerate decarbonization solutions through the use of low-cost infrastructure-as-a service financing. Prior to Generate Capital, Shah founded SunEdison, a company that pioneered “pay as you save” solar financing. After SunEdison, Shah served as the founding CEO of the Carbon War Room, a global non-profit founded by Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Unite to help entrepreneurs address climate change. Originally from Illinois, Shah holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois-UC and an MBA from the University of Maryland College Park.