[Middleton, January 24th, 2024] – Phil Anderson, the Libertarian candidate for the U.S. Senate from Wisconsin, is taking a bold stand on securing America's energy future through the adoption of modular nuclear power generation. In an era where energy independence and environmental sustainability are paramount, Anderson believes that modular nuclear power offers a safe, reliable, and efficient solution that aligns with the principles of liberty and free-market innovation.

A Forward-Thinking Approach to Energy Independence

As the demand for energy continues to rise, it is crucial for the United States have diverse energy sources while minimizing environmental impact. Phil Anderson recognizes the potential of modular nuclear power to play a pivotal role in achieving these goals. Unlike traditional nuclear power plants, modular nuclear reactors are compact, scalable, and can be manufactured off-site, reducing construction time and costs. Anderson added "Using modular nuclear power plants along with renewables is a way to have emission-free energy available at all times."

Anderson argues that embracing modular nuclear power represents a bold and forward-thinking approach to address the nation's energy needs. "We need to harness the power of innovation to provide a reliable and sustainable energy future for our country," said Anderson. "Modular nuclear power offers a practical and efficient solution that can meet the demands of a growing population while minimizing our impact on the environment."

The Libertarian Perspective on Energy Policy

Phil Anderson's advocacy for modular nuclear power aligns with the Libertarian Party's commitment to limited government intervention and the promotion of free-market solutions. He emphasizes the need to remove unnecessary regulatory barriers that hinder the development and deployment of advanced nuclear technologies.

"Government should facilitate innovation, not hinder it. By embracing modular nuclear power, we can create a competitive market where private enterprises can drive technological advancements and deliver cost-effective solutions to the American people," stated Anderson.

Safety and Reliability at the Forefront

Addressing concerns about nuclear safety, Anderson emphasizes the advancements in technology that have made modular nuclear reactors inherently safer. With built-in safety features and passive cooling systems, these reactors offer a level of reliability that surpasses traditional nuclear power plants.

"By investing in modular nuclear power, we can prioritize safety and reliability while meeting our energy demands. It's time to move beyond outdated perceptions and embrace the technological advancements that make nuclear energy a viable and responsible option," Anderson affirmed.

Phil Anderson delivering the speech in U.S. Senate