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What's Really Killing America's Nuclear Plants
30 January 2017
The agreement to close prematurely the Indian Point Energy Center north of New York City felt like a gut punch. The latest in a string of closure announcements, Indian Point hurts so deeply because of its high-profile and proximity to the world's leading financial centre. Read more here.
Canada Reinforces Low-Carbon Future with Nuclear Investments
March 9, 2016A number of initiatives are under way in Canada to boost nuclear energy to insure a healthy segment of its electricity will come from low-carbon sources well into the future. The most noteworthy of these are the recent decisions to pursue refurbishment or extension of the operating lives of Ontario’s nuclear power plants. Read more here.
PR Veteran Launches Full On Communications Specializing in Clean Energy
Washington, DC, February 3, 2016 – Veteran public relations executive Jarret Adams has launched Full On Communications LLC, a boutique communications consultancy based in the Washington, D.C. area, specializing in energy and other industrial sectors. Covering more than 20 years and dozens of countries, Full On Communications’ principals have worked with industry and government leaders, helping them tackle some of the toughest communications challenges organizations can face.
“Effective communication can make the difference between success and failure. Placing a priority on communication helps organizations achieve better results and protects against unforeseen events. At Full On Communications, we will put our world-class experience to work for clients to develop successful strategies, whether the subject is energy, aerospace and defense, natural resources, or international relations,” said Founder and CEO Jarret Adams.
DOE Summit Aimed at Saving American Nuclear Plants
May 20, 2016
The US Department of Energy hosted a summit on May 19 aimed at improving the economics of Americas nuclear power plants. With five reactors shutting down since 2013 and several more slated for closure, America’s largest source of carbon-free power, nuclear energy, is undergoing a challenging period. Read more here.
No Climate Solution Without Nuclear, Experts Say
November 26, 2015
The massive worldwide investment in renewable energy, including wind and solar, is good news for the environment. The bad news is that these low-carbon energy sources cannot on their own achieve the COP21 goal of preventing the planet from warming more than 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit). Read more at The Energy Collective here.
Former Areva comms director Jarret Adams launches Full On Communications
March 7, 2016WASHINGTON: Jarret Adams, former communications director for French nuclear giant Areva, has launched DC-based agency Full On Communications.
The firm's founder and CEO Adams and EVP Jasper Smith, who is an international public affairs pro, will counsel clean energy companies, with a focus on the nuclear industry.
Full On Communications is a full-service communications and PR consultancy. The team provides strategic counsel, media relations, and government affairs support. Read more at PR Week here.
U.S. Department of Commerce Appoints New Members to Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee
Dec. 13, 2016Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced the appointment of 39 members to the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC). Initially established in 2008, the CINTAC is comprised of senior-level, private-sector representatives that advise the Secretary of Commerce on the development and administration of programs and policies to expand the export competitiveness of U.S. civil nuclear products and services. Read more here.
Five reasons nuclear energy will rebound in 2018
08 March 2018
Nuclear energy has faced serious challenges in recent years because of several factors: competition from low gas prices, subsidised renewables and slow growth in electricity demand in certain markets. But because of several powerful forces we are seeing signs that this year nuclear energy will come roaring back, writes Jarret Adams.Type your paragraph here. Read more here.
Nuclear Sector Fact Sheet
Full On Communications has developed a new fact sheet highlighting its nuclear sector experience and capabilities.
Canada Makes Power Moves to Decarbonize its Grid
November 24, 2015
The government of Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, announced November 23 it had banned coal-fired power generation “a first in North America and a significant step in the fight against climate change,” according to a press release. Read more at The Energy Collective here.