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Welcome to a NEW Rise Up Podcast season—

focused on the energy transition in Midwest states

This season, MREA Executive Director Nick Hylla talks to a range of solar professionals working to improve the energy system in Midwest states. Enjoy engaging discussions
focused on the decisions we’ll need to make regarding electric utility regulation, distributed energy resources, building energy efficiency, large-scale solar, and wind development, transmission build-out, small modular nuclear reactors, electric vehicles, critical mineral needs, workforce readiness, energy justice, and more. Rise Up Midwest!


Made possible with support from the Sally Mead Hands Foundation.

Season 4 Episode 6 – Small Modular Nuclear Reactors

Season 4 Episode 6 – Small Modular Nuclear Reactors

Discover the future of nuclear energy in the US as we explore its declining share in the global portfolio, financial pressures, and critical public policy questions. Join our experts as they discuss the role of US nuclear in a low-carbon electricity future, the potential of small modular reactors, and the challenges faced by the industry. Tune in for insights from Paul Wisconsin, Grainger Professor of Nuclear Engineering, and David Schlissel, Director of Resource Planning Analysis. Don’t miss this engaging discussion on the present and future of nuclear power.

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Join your host Nick Hylla for a live podcast panel during The Energy Fair! Hear from the guests of Season 4, followed by a Q&A session. Tickets are on sale now. The Energy Fair takes place June 23-25, at MREA in Custer, WI

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