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Nuclear industry produces updated roadmap guide for new projects

Nuclear industry produces updated roadmap guide for new projects

The New Unit Assistance Industry Working Group's updated Roadmap to Operational Readiness guide is a collection of industry guidance, lessons learned, success stories intended to help new nuclear projects worldwide "prepare for the challenge of safe and efficient nuclear power plant operation". 

Nuclear Policies 25 January 2023


NIA report urges DOE focus on commercialisation of advanced nuclear tech

NIA report urges DOE focus on commercialisation of advanced nuclear tech

The Nuclear Innovation Alliance has set out its proposals for ways the US Department of Energy can do more to help to commercialise advanced nuclear technologies.

Nuclear Policies 20 January 2023


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In Quotes: WANO's Ingemar Engkvist on how nuclear industry helps each other

In Quotes: WANO's Ingemar Engkvist on how nuclear industry helps each other

In a wide-ranging interview for the World Nuclear News podcast, World Association of Nuclear Operators CEO Ingemar Engkvist:

  • Explained how its members share ideas and tips with each other
  • Discusses the impact of events in Ukraine
  • Outlines WANO's new Action for Excellence initiative
  • Predicts a bright future for the nuclear sector

Regulation & Safety 08 December 2022


Viewpoint: Bilbao y León reflects on nuclear's presence at COP27 

Viewpoint: Bilbao y León reflects on nuclear's presence at COP27 

Sharm El-Sheikh marked the first time the global nuclear community had a large pavilion in the Blue Zone, at the heart of COP27, writes World Nuclear Association Director General Sama Bilbao y León.

Perspectives 29 November 2022


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


WANO resolution stresses unity in supporting Zaporizhzhia

WANO resolution stresses unity in supporting Zaporizhzhia

The World Association of Nuclear Operators board of directors has passed a resolution that "every effort" be taken to "ensure there be no interference in the operator’s ability to safely perform their work" and resolves "to maintain WANO unity in supporting the Zaporizhzhia power plant and ensures that no member nuclear power station becomes isolated from the industry".

Regulation & Safety 26 October 2022


WANO gathering 'reinforces commitment to excellence'

WANO gathering 'reinforces commitment to excellence'

More than 300 representatives from World Association of Nuclear Operators members and other industry organisations attended its Biennial General Meeting, with Chairman Tom Mitchell saying the discussions and challenges shared "will lay the foundation for us to enhance nuclear safety and reliability in the years ahead".

Regulation & Safety 13 October 2022


Global nuclear industry states its support of the NPT

Global nuclear industry states its support of the NPT

Twenty national and international nuclear industry associations have issued a joint statement in support of the Nuclear non-Proliferation Treaty and are calling on signatories to the treaty to support the transfer of nuclear technology for peaceful uses among those meeting their commitments under it.

Nuclear Policies 12 August 2022


G7 urged to back nuclear extensions to tackle climate, security issues

G7 urged to back nuclear extensions to tackle climate, security issues

The leaders of the Group of Seven large industrialised nations should incentivise the extension of the operating life of existing nuclear reactors and support the restart of others to help achieve the goal of achieving a low-carbon and secure energy supply, the nuclear industry has said.

Nuclear Policies 24 June 2022


BNS questions limit to extended operation of Belgian units

BNS questions limit to extended operation of Belgian units

In a recent position paper, the Belgian Nuclear Society welcomed the political decision to keep two reactors - Doel 4 and Tihange 3 - in operation beyond 2025 because of security of electricity supply concerns. However, it questions why the operation of the units has been limited to just ten years.

Nuclear Policies 22 June 2022