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IAEA’s Grossi says nuclear vital to achieving climate goals
12 December, 2019
IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi told the United Nations...
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Nuclear recognised as greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise
Monday, December 02, 2019 by The United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP’s) Emissions Gap Report for 2019, published on 26 November, says global temperatures are set to rise by 3.9 degrees Celsius by the end...

Canada’s Saskatchewan includes SMRs in growth plan
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 by Saskatchewan’s Growth Plan: the Next Decade of Growth 2020-2030, released on 14 November, includes goals for reducing carbon emissions from electricity generation and development of...

EDF told to draw up action plan within a month
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The French government on 28 October gave EDF a month to draw up plans to tackle skills shortages and other problems which ministers believe have delayed nuclear projects and damaged...

Russian-African summit promotes nuclear cooperation
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 by Nuclear energy was a key topic of discussion at the first Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum held in Sochi (Russia) on 23 and 24 October attended by representatives of all 54...

Czech Energy Minister says new Dukovany unit will not be enough
Thursday, October 24, 2019 by Without the newly built power plants, and in particular by new nuclear units, the Czech Republic will have no place to take electricity in the future, said Deputy Prime Minister...

IAEA: Nuclear power is essential to achieving climate goals
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IAEA climate conference gets off to a good start
Thursday, October 10, 2019 by Some 550 participants from 79 countries and 18 international organisations took part in the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA’s) Conference in Vienna on Climate Change and...

UAE signs MOUs with French and South Korean companies
Tuesday, October 01, 2019 by The UAE’s Barakah One Company (BOC), a subsidiary of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec), on 25 September signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Korea Electric...

South Korea looks to the Middle East
Monday, September 23, 2019 by Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute has signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy to establish and operate a joint research...

Belgium’s Elia warns of capacity gap as IAEA assesses long-term safety
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by Belgian grid operator Elia said in its “Adequacy and flexibility study for Belgium 2020-2030”, that around 3.9GWe of new power generating capacity will be needed to withstand...

Nuclear companies sign manifesto for a decarbonised Europe
Thursday, June 27, 2019 by Representatives from the nuclear industry meeting at the Nuclear in a Changing World conference in Bucharest, Romania, on 26 June issued a manifesto outlining the steps needed to...

Finland’s new government goes for carbon neutrality
Monday, June 10, 2019 by Finland’s new centre-left coalition government on 4 June said Finland plans to be carbon-neutral by 2035 and to achieve negative carbon dioxide emissions shortly after, with nuclear...

IEA calls for investment in nuclear to achieve climate goals
Monday, June 03, 2019 by The International Energy Agency (IEA), in a report published on 28 May, warned that a decline in nuclear energy capacity would threaten climate goals and supply security unless...

UK releases report on micro reactors after three year delay
Thursday, March 28, 2019 by The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy on 22 March published a report on Micro Nuclear Reactors (MNRs) produced for the Department by Nuvia, WSP and...

Joi Scientific and NB Power to develop hydrogen powered grid
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by US-based Joi Scientific will partner with Canada’s New Brunswick Power to develop a hydrogen production system to make possible the world’s first electricity grid that uses hydrogen as...

Japan reduces its dependence on LNG
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by Japan’s imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) are likely to decrease by up to 10% in 2019 after five nuclear reactors returned to service in 2018, the US Energy...

Spanish electricity companies agree on scaled closure of nuclear plants
Thursday, February 07, 2019 by Spain’s three main electricity companies (Endesa, Iberdrola and Naturgy) on 30 January reached agreement in principle with the Ministry of Ecological Transition to scale the closure ...

Taipower rules out operation of Lungmen
Wednesday, February 06, 2019 by State-run Taiwan Power Co (Taipower) on 31 January ruled out starting up the Lungmen nuclear power plant, dismissing suggestions that it would take only three years.

France’s nuclear industry signs strategic contract for future projects
Thursday, January 31, 2019 by The French nuclear industry on 28 January signed a strategic contract with the government and unions for 2019-2022, proposing an action plan for the industry to push ahead...

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