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IEA Netherlands energy review focuses on renewables and hydrogen
24 September, 2020
The International Energy Agency (IEA), in its Netherlands 2020 Energy...
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IAEA sees continued role for nuclear
Sunday, September 20, 2020 by The International Atomic Energy Agency has released its latest projections for energy, electricity and nuclear power trends up to 2050. Compared with the previous year, the...

European Parliament committee seeks stringent emission reduction targets
Thursday, September 17, 2020 by European nuclear trade organisation FORATOM has welcomed the European Commission’s proposal to increase its 2030 CO2 emission reduction target to at least 55%.

Energoatom disputes new energy market pricing formula
Monday, August 17, 2020 by Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom said on 13 August that it considers the pricing formula in the energy market of Ukraine to be discriminatory.

Alberta supports Canada’s SMR development plans
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 by Jason Kenney, Premier of Alberta, Canada, on 7 August signalled the intent for Alberta to sign a memorandum of understanding with Ontario, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick to support...

UK National Grid to use new design pylons to link Hinkley Point C
Thursday, August 06, 2020 by The UK National Grid said on 29 July that 116 new-design T-pylons along 57km route from Hinkley to Seabank will connect six million homes and businesses to low carbon energy. The...

US study looks at nuclear export opportunities
Thursday, August 06, 2020 by A new report by US consulting firm UxC for US trade association the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) said exports of nuclear energy equipment and technology to 2050 required to meet...

Philippines sets up committee to consider nuclear power
Friday, July 31, 2020 by Philippines Energy Ministry said on 29 July that President Rodrigo Duterte had created an inter-agency panel to study the adoption of a national nuclear energy policy. Energy...

US removes restrictions on nuclear financing
Monday, July 27, 2020 by The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has announced a change to its Environmental and Social Policy and Procedures (ESPP) to enable support for nuclear power...

New EC 'Green Deal' strategies ignore nuclear power
Monday, July 13, 2020 by The European Commission (EC) on 8 July presented two strategies as part of its Green Deal – “An EU Strategy for Energy System Integration”, and “A hydrogen strategy for a...

US report recognises nuclear as zero-carbon energy source
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 by The US House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis has released a majority staff report “Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and...

Foratom welcomes EC decision to assess nuclear’s eligibility for green finance
Monday, July 06, 2020 by The European Atomic Forum (Foratom) has welcomed the European Commission’s decision to appoint the Joint Research Centre (JRC) as the group of experts which will assess nuclear under...

IAEA reports on nuclear plant operation and safeguards
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has released its annual nuclear power status data for 2019 collected by the Power Reactor Information System (PRIS) and issued its...

Saskatchewan to establish an office to coordinate nuclear policy
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by The Government of Saskatchewan has announced plans to establish an office to coordinate nuclear policy and programme work within the Climate Change & Adaptation Division in the...

IEA urges EU to financially support nuclear
Monday, June 29, 2020 by Ambassadors from the European Union’s 27 member states agreed on 24 June that the fund to wean regions off fossil fuels should not finance nuclear or natural gas projects.

NEA launches policy briefs on nuclear’s role in economic recovery
Thursday, June 25, 2020 by The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Nuclear Energy Agency (OECD-NEA) on 24 June launched a series of policy briefs that examine nuclear energy’s role in...

Necsa welcomes South Africa's consultation on nuclear new-build
Thursday, June 18, 2020 by The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has welcomed the issuing of a request for information (RFI) by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) for the...

European ministers urge support for hydrogen
Thursday, June 18, 2020 by Seven European countries have issued a joint declaration to the European Commission (EC) urging increased funding and legislation to support hydrogen.

IEA says nuclear is not on track to meet sustainability goals
Monday, June 15, 2020 by The International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) latest Clean Energy Progress Track report published on 11 June, assesses the full range of energy technologies and sectors.

Energoatom seeks to end Ukraine energy sector crisis
Tuesday, June 09, 2020 by German Galushchenko, vice president of development at Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom said on 4 June that Energoatom is focused on getting the company out of the crisis.

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