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Industry associations highlight key role of nuclear

Industry associations highlight key role of nuclear

Nuclear energy is playing a crucial role during the current geopolitical situation and must be included when reshaping our energy paradigm and policies going forward, the international nuclear energy industry has said in a joint statement.

Energy & Environment 16 November 2022


Bruce Power seeks partners for nuclear carbon offset protocol

Bruce Power seeks partners for nuclear carbon offset protocol

Bruce Power is advancing a project to establish the necessary nuclear carbon offset protocol to allow new incremental nuclear output to be accredited for an avoided emissions benefit, to quantify and validate the vital role nuclear power plays in decarbonising Ontario's electricity sector.

Energy & Environment 16 November 2022


India's long-term development strategy sees nuclear expansion

India's long-term development strategy sees nuclear expansion

The long-term low-emission development strategy - or LT-LEDS - submitted by India to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change includes a three-fold increase in nuclear energy capacity by 2032 and will also explore the potential deployment of small modular nuclear reactors.

Energy & Environment 15 November 2022


Nuclear plants could safely operate for 100 years, suggests Grossi

Nuclear plants could safely operate for 100 years, suggests Grossi

As the nuclear sector takes its place at the COP27 gathering, the International Atomic Energy Agency’s director general says that Long Term Operation (extending the lifetime of existing nuclear plants) is the "unsung hero of the fight against global warming".

Energy & Environment 09 November 2022


Terrestrial joins TerraPraxis coal-to-nuclear initiative

Terrestrial joins TerraPraxis coal-to-nuclear initiative

Terrestrial Energy - developer of the Integral Molten Salt Reactor - has signed a Letter of Intent with TerraPraxis to cooperate on its Repowering Coal programme. According to the agreement, Terrestrial and TerraPraxis will work on a standardised systems interface between the IMSR and coal-fired power plant systems.

Energy & Environment 09 November 2022


Hongyanhe district heating demonstration project starts

Hongyanhe district heating demonstration project starts

The demonstration nuclear energy heating project at the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in China’s Liaoning province has been officially put into operation. It is the first nuclear energy heating project in northeast China, benefiting nearly 20,000 local residents.

Energy & Environment 02 November 2022


Global appeal for nuclear power as ministerial conference closes

Global appeal for nuclear power as ministerial conference closes

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi called on world leaders to deliver on commitments made during a ministerial conference on nuclear power hosted by the agency and the US Department of Energy.

Energy & Environment 31 October 2022


IEA sees growth in nuclear as world responds to energy crisis

IEA sees growth in nuclear as world responds to energy crisis

The International Energy Agency projects more than a doubling of nuclear generation by 2050, with at least 30 countries increasing their use of nuclear power, in the Net Zero Emissions by 2050 scenario of its latest World Energy Outlook. The IEA said the global energy crisis can be a historic turning point towards a cleaner and more secure future.

Energy & Environment 27 October 2022


Hongyanhe district heating project into final stages

Hongyanhe district heating project into final stages

Construction is reportedly 95% complete on the demonstration nuclear heating project at the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province and it aims to be up and running within the next month.

Energy & Environment 14 October 2022


Holtec completes district heating system design

Holtec completes district heating system design

Holtec International has completed the design and computer simulation phases for its HI-HEAT district heating system. HI-HEAT is the low-pressure steam supply version of the company's Green Boiler which it is developing to store surplus electricity generated by nuclear, solar or wind.

Energy & Environment 13 October 2022