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China's nuclear heating project approved
Monday, May 11, 2020 by An expert panel has given a performance appraisal to approve the Haiyang Nuclear Power Phase I Project to become the first nuclear power project in China to generate fuel for...

IEA looks at the impact of Covid-19 on global energy
Monday, May 04, 2020 by The Covid-19 pandemic represents the biggest shock to the global energy system in more than seven decades, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has said.

Scientists demand proper assessment of nuclear in EU Taxonomy
Monday, May 04, 2020 by More than 100 scientists and environmentalists have signed a letter to the European Commission (EC) calling for a timely and just assessment of nuclear energy in the EU Taxonomy.

Vattenfall joins Estonian SMR study
Monday, March 23, 2020 by Swedish utility Vattenfall said on 18 March that it was joining the Estonian pilot study on small modular reactors (SMRs).

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
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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...

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