If you thought it was too good to be true, trust your instincts:
North Carolina clean energy philanthropist Jay Faison is becoming known as a proven entrepreneur trying to change the narrative about economic and climate benefits of clean energy, especially among his Republican cohorts. Along with the ClearPath Foundation he founded and formalized in 2015, he’s embarking on a bid to affect policy.
Among his early priorities is a sharp focus on need and value of more capital investment and market-based solutions, paired with less bureaucratic red tape and increased government efficiency, to clear the way to significant commercial nuclear power advances.
Before we get into debate about the cleanliness of nuclear power, I've looked into Faison's written (and spoken) commentary, and while he tosses out the phrase "next generation" often, he's not really talking about Gen IV Nukes, just more of the same. I wrote about the potential new technology several years ago, which would include rigorous recycling/reuse of spent fuel rods as well as using ceramic chips to cool the rods instead of super-heating water and dumping it back into lakes and rivers. But the nuclear issue aside, Jay Faison has also formed a PAC, ostensibly to support Republican Congressional candidates who support "clean" energy. But before you whip out your checkbook, look a little closer: