CHRIS GADOMSKI

chris gadomski is a business development and strategic marketing communications consultant based in la jolla CA serving the renewable and nuclear energy and environmental sectors.As Lead Analyst, Nuclear at Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the leading provider of research to investors in clean and carbon-free energy and carbon markets worldwide, Gadomski directs the firm's nuclear energy research team in developing a robust methodology for forecasting global nuclear investment in new build, innovative technologies, O&M, fuel cycle and decommissioning.

As a business development and corporate communications consultant, Chris spent 25 years working with regional and multinational firms as well as global institutions including the United Nations Development Program, World Bank, U.S. Department of Energy, and UNDP/Global Environment Facility on energy and environment projects.

Gadomski has worked on energy project development in the Middle East and in California with leading independent power developers and was invited as an "energy leader" to explore renewable energy and technology transfer business opportunties in Israel in 2009. Through Bloomberg New Energy Finance he continues to support the efforts of the US DOE and Nuclear Matters.

In September 2005, Gadomski joined the faculty of New York University's Center for Global Affairs where he teaches graduate courses on Energy Policy;The Economics and Finance of Energy; Nuclear Energy, the Environment and Proliferation; and Water: Politics, Sustainability & Opportunties. Current research interests include the social, technical, economic, environmental and political challenges to nuclear and renewable energy development; the ongoing questions managing the pressure points and solutions of the water-energy nexus; and exploring the challenges bringing North American fossil resources to markets.

Gadomski has published extensively on energy and power generation topics in: Modern Power Systems, EuroMoney/ Institutional Investor's Project Finance Magazine, Nuclear Engineering International, The China Business Review, and Independent Energy Magazine. Following the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Gadomski discussed the implications of the Fukushima event on Bloomberg TV, MSNBC, National Public Radio, and ABC and CBS affilates, and continues to be routinely quoted in various media outlets.


Recent events at which I have spoken:
Advanced Nuclear: Challenges, Economics and Market Opportunities, Global America Business Institute (GABI), Washington, DC, 22 September 2016.
The Future of Energy - Major Trends and Changes in the US and Globally, US DOE Workshop, Pathways to SMR Commercialization, Bethesda, MD, 23 June 2016
China's Plans and Priorities for Nuclear Energy, Platts Nuclear Energy Conference, Washington, DC 18 Februrary 2016
Nuclear Energy in a Cleaner and more Distributed European Power Market, Westinghouse EMEA Symposium 2015, Venice, Italy, 27-29 May 2015.
Japan's Fuel Cycle Decision and their Impact on the Nonproliferation Regime
Cohosted by Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, 17-18 September 2014

Current courses being taught at NYU, Fall 2016/Spring 2017:
Economics and FInance of Energy;
Water: Politics, Sustainability, & Opportunities
Introduction to Energy Policy
NYU personal page for student download


Some blogs I follow:
Do the Math
Atomic Power Review
Idaho Samizdat:Nuke Notes
the energy collective


 

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Selected publications
June 2012: Small nuclear reactor interest grows...but how near is the market?
May 2012: Japan goes nuclear free...but for how long?
March 2012: Fukushima one year on
February 2012: US nuclear market oldiers on
January 2012: California dreaming of no nukes.
December 2011: Inching toward cold shutdown at Fukushima
November 2011: Electricity and water drive nuclear build in the Middle East and North Africa
March 2011: Fukushima - latest analysis of the crisis and the effect on world nuclear plans
September 2010: Venture Capital investment in traveling wave reactor design
June 2010: The future of Nuclear in Europe
June 2009: MENA Nations Maneuvering To Join Nuclear Club
15 June 2009: Babcock & Willcox Announces New Modular Reactor
June 2009: The Middle East--Prospects For New Build
May 2009: The US NRC--Way Station For The US Nuclear Renaissance

May 2009: US Nuclear Setback--Ameren Project Suspended
April 2009: AREVA: Wrestling with the numbers while expanding global capabilities
April 2009: US Nuclear Milestone--Breaking Ground at Vogtle