• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Jonah Wagner

United States Department of Energy

Chief Strategist, Loan Programs Office

Jonah Wagner is Chief Strategist at the U.S. Department of Energy Loan Programs Office, where he focuses on BIL and IRA implementation and defining pathways to scale for emerging clean energy technologies. Prior to DOE, he was an associate partner at McKinsey & Company in the public finance practice, and worked for the New Zealand Treasury on infrastructure and environmental policy. He was also regional director of LATAM for Delterra, a social enteprise focused on standing up municipal recycling systems, and led business development for Piramal Water LLC, a distributed infrastructure company in Gujarat, India. He has an A.B. from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, and is based in Washington, D.C.

Sessions With Jonah Wagner

Thursday, 9 March

  • 12:30pm - 01:10pm (CST) / 09/mar/2023 06:30 pm - 09/mar/2023 07:10 pm

    Innovative Financing for Next-gen Nuclear Technologies

    There is growing recognition that the pathway to net zero will be faster and easier if nuclear energy is part of the solution. Dozens of advanced designs are under development, supported by private and public funding. However, to realize these designs, appropriate financing is required. What new models of finance are stakeholders adapting to build new nuclear reactors and how can it be accelerated?