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Vattenfall joins Estonian SMR study
23 March, 2020
Swedish utility Vattenfall said on 18 March that it was joining the...
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EU green investment 'rules' ignore nuclear
Monday, March 16, 2020 by The European Commission has published the rules for sustainable finance, also known as "EU taxonomy" intended to help investors and consumers identify economic activities that can...

IEA stresses need to combat climate change
Friday, February 14, 2020 by International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive Director Fatih Birol on 12 February told the Agency’s Big Ideas speaker series that a "grand coalition" of all stakeholders is needed...

IAEA data animation shows nuclear to be key to combatting climate change
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 by A new animation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) shows that global nuclear generation will need to significantly expand beyond its historical markets if the world is...

France plans nuclear price adjustment
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 by The French government says it plans to introduce a "price corridor" for France's wholesale nuclear power market.

Nuclear not excluded from EU taxonomy regulation
Thursday, December 19, 2019 by European Union (EU) lawmakers and member countries on 16 December agreed on a deal to promote environmentally-friendly investment after weeks of discussions on whether to exclude...

EU includes nuclear in clean energy transition plans
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 by European Union (EU) leaders on 13 December agreed to a 2050 climate neutrality target aiming at a transition away from fossil fuels and a role for nuclear power.

IAEA’s Grossi says nuclear vital to achieving climate goals
Thursday, December 12, 2019 by IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi told the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25) that greater use of low-carbon nuclear power is needed to ensure the...

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
Monday, October 14, 2019 by

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...

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