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Czech energy strategy embraces nuclear without 'subsidies'

Nuclear Policies

20 May 2015

The share of nuclear power in the Czech Republic's electricity generation mix is expected to rise from about 35% currently to between 46% and 58% by 2040. The target is part of the pro-nuclear elements of a long-term energy strategy - ASEK, according to its Czech acronym - which the country's trade and industry ministry published yesterday.

NEI highlights Ginna benefits

Nuclear Policies

08 May 2015

Ginna_(Exelon)_48The state of New York will face losses of $358 million per year in economic benefits and residents will face higher electricity bills if the RE Ginna nuclear power plant is forced to close, the US Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) has told state regulators.

Nuclear associations sign climate declaration

Energy and Environment

06 May 2015

Nuclear for Climate declaration signing 48More than three dozen societies for nuclear professionals around the world have signed the 'Nuclear for Climate' declaration, calling for nuclear energy to be recognized for its contribution towards combatting climate change.

South Africa procurement within the year

New Nuclear

19 May 2015

South Africa will begin the procurement process for a new nuclear power plant in the second quarter of this financial year and expects to have selected its strategic partners by year-end.

Illinois residents rally for nuclear

Energy and Environment

07 May 2015

Illinois_rally_(NEI)_48Hundreds of people gathered at the Illinois State Capitol yesterday to call for the passage of low carbon energy legislation underpinned by the continued operation of the state's nuclear capacity.

IEA calls for clean-energy innovation

Energy and Environment

05 May 2015

"A concerted push for clean-energy innovation is the only way the world can meet its climate goals," according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). The organization said governments should help boost or accelerate this transformation.