Yesterday, American officials and their Russian counterparts marked the end of the Megatons to Megawatts program with the last shipment of Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) from Russia to the United States.
Category Archives: Energy
Atoms for Peace…60 Years Later
Earlier this week, I spoke at the Nuclear Energy Assembly to help commemorate their 60th anniversary.
“Corrective Action” and the Public Trust
Evolutionary political change has affected our system in ways that no one could have predicted.
Susan Eisenhower speaks at Newsweek energy forum
On Monday, June 14, 2010, Susan Eisenhower participated in Newsweek’s Executive Forum at the National Press Club.
Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future
In the wake of President Obama’s decision to abandon Yucca Mountain, the site selected to serve as the nation’s spent nuclear fuel repository, the President directed Secretary of Energy Steven Chu to put together a Blue Ribbon Commission.
Ms. Eisenhower’s Work on Nuclear Issues
Susan Eisenhower’s appointment to the Commission on America’s Nuclear Future will be the third time in as many administrations that she has served on Blue Ribbon Panels related to nuclear issues.
Why the Grid matters: Visiting American Electric Power
For nearly ten years I have been involved in nuclear energy issues, and I have always found value in taking field trips, traveling to the places that have direct relevance to the issues. I have visited nuclear reactors in the United States, France and Russia, as well as a nuclear reprocessing plant in France. IContinue reading “Why the Grid matters: Visiting American Electric Power”
Energy: Modernize to Meet an Increasing Demand
Susan Eisenhower spoke at Kansas University about the need for a modern electricity grid. She was quoted in the Lawrence Journal: During a visit to Kansas University Thursday, Susan Eisenhower said that the United States needs to upgrade its electrical infrastructure to take advantage of renewable energy forms…. Eisenhower said the nation needs to focusContinue reading “Energy: Modernize to Meet an Increasing Demand”
Investing in a strategy for America
Just over a month has passed since the inauguration of Barack Obama. During this time top level jobs in the administration are being filled and an historic stimulus package has been passed. It is not clear what the impact these economic measures will have, but many experts insist that the size and scope of theContinue reading “Investing in a strategy for America”