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Foratom highlights role of nuclear in meeting EU's target

Foratom highlights role of nuclear in meeting EU's target

Nuclear energy can help the European Union achieve a sustainable and low-carbon future while providing people with reliable and affordable electricity, Foratom - the European nuclear trade body - says in a new position paper.

Energy & Environment 12 February 2019


Clean energy ecosystem proposed for USA

Clean energy ecosystem proposed for USA

Advanced nuclear reactors are part of a "critical subset" of technologies deemed to have very high breakthrough potential for the USA to transition to a "clean energy ecosystem", according to a new report. Meanwhile, a resolution introduced in both the US House and Senate proposes a framework for meeting 100% of the country's power demand through clean, renewable and zero-emissions energy resources.

Energy & Environment 08 February 2019


Taiwan government maintains nuclear phase-out

Taiwan government maintains nuclear phase-out

The Taiwanese government will proceed with its plan to phase out the use of nuclear energy, despite citizens voting against the policy in a recent referendum, the country's economic minister announced yesterday.

Nuclear Policies 01 February 2019


Choose nuclear, Korsnick tells US energy forum

Choose nuclear, Korsnick tells US energy forum

Solving the USA's energy and climate challenges is more complex than replacing carbon-emitting sources with intermittent renewables, Nuclear Energy Institute president Maria Korsnick told the US Energy Association's 15th State of the Energy Industry Forum earlier this week.

Nuclear Policies 31 January 2019


IAEA reports on Sudan's nuclear power infrastructure

IAEA reports on Sudan's nuclear power infrastructure

There is strong commitment from the government of Sudan to developing the infrastructure needed for a nuclear power programme, a mission from the International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded in its final report.

Regulation & Safety 29 January 2019


IAEA reports on Saudi Arabia's nuclear infrastructure

IAEA reports on Saudi Arabia's nuclear infrastructure

Saudi Arabia has made significant progress in the development of its nuclear power infrastructure, International Atomic Energy Agency Deputy Director General Mikhail Chudakov said as he delivered the final report of an IAEA-led review.

Regulation & Safety 28 January 2019


India to bring 21 more reactors online by 2031

India to bring 21 more reactors online by 2031

India currently expects to bring 21 new nuclear power reactors with a combined generating capacity of 15,700 MWe into operation by 2031, the country's minister of state for the Department of Atomic Energy and the Prime Minister's Office told parliament yesterday.

Nuclear Policies 04 January 2019


Viewpoint: Why the USA should partner with Africa to deploy advanced reactors

Viewpoint: Why the USA should partner with Africa to deploy advanced reactors

There is growing interest in nuclear power across several African countries. The USA could be more engaged to create more equitable and sustainable deployment of clean nuclear power on the African continent, write Jessica Lovering and Kenton de Kirby of the Breakthrough Institute.

Perspectives 11 January 2019


Connecticut signs up for nuclear electricity

Connecticut signs up for nuclear electricity

Connecticut has selected two nuclear power bids under a recently adopted statute requiring the US state to conduct an appraisal of nuclear power plants and solicit bids for zero-carbon electricity-generating resources.

Nuclear Policies 02 January 2019


Uzbek lawmakers learn about Russian nuclear power

Uzbek lawmakers learn about Russian nuclear power

The legislative chamber of Uzbekistan’s parliament met with a delegation from Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom on 18 December and discussed the Central Asian country’s plan to build its first nuclear power plant.

Nuclear Policies 20 December 2018