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Italy sees role for nuclear in hitting climate goals, says minister

Italy sees role for nuclear in hitting climate goals, says minister

Italian Energy Minister Gilberto Pichetto Fratin said he hopes there can be a discussion based on science about the renewed role of nuclear, specifically small modular reactors, in the country's future.

Energy & Environment 29 April 2024


Italian firms assess advanced reactor deployment

Italian firms assess advanced reactor deployment

Italy's Enel and Ansaldo Nucleare have agreed to jointly examine and evaluate new technologies and business models for the generation of nuclear energy - such as small modular reactors and advanced modular reactors - and their industrial applicability.

New Nuclear 12 March 2024


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Ansaldo Nucleare, SACE and Nuclearelectrica sign Cernavoda MoU

Ansaldo Nucleare, SACE and Nuclearelectrica sign Cernavoda MoU

Italian finance and insurance group SACE, Ansaldo Nucleare and Romania's Nuclearelectrica have signed a memorandum of understanding relating to the life extension of Cernavoda unit 1 and the development of units 3 and 4.

New Nuclear 16 February 2024


Slovenia's prime minister calls summit, seeks nuclear consensus

Slovenia's prime minister calls summit, seeks nuclear consensus

Prime Minister Robert Golob says Slovenia's long-term use of nuclear energy "requires the broadest national and political consensus" as he announces a meeting with senior figures including opposition party leaders and members of parliament from Hungary and Italy.

New Nuclear 25 January 2024


Work begins to dismantle Garigliano reactor vessel

Work begins to dismantle Garigliano reactor vessel

Societa Gestione Impianti Nucleari SpA has begun the process of dismantling the pressure vessel of the boiling water reactor, which the company says is the most complex dismantling activity in the decommissioning of the boiling water reactor plant.

Waste & Recycling 22 December 2023


Consortium to speed up development of lead-cooled SMRs

Consortium to speed up development of lead-cooled SMRs

Five partners from Belgium, Italy, Romania and the USA have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the development, demonstration and commercialisation of lead-cooled small modular reactors.

New Nuclear 09 November 2023


IAEA reviews Italy's management of radioactive waste

IAEA reviews Italy's management of radioactive waste

Italy is committed to addressing the challenges of safely managing its radioactive waste, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has concluded. The review identified areas for additional efforts.

Waste & Recycling 19 October 2023


Multinational consortium formed for Cernavoda work

Multinational consortium formed for Cernavoda work

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power announced it has signed an agreement with Canada's Candu Energy and Italy's Ansaldo Nucleare to jointly carry out a refurbishment of unit 1 at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant in Romania.

Corporate 13 October 2023


Newcleo and Tosto Group team up on LFR development

Newcleo and Tosto Group team up on LFR development

Newcleo, the UK-headquartered developer of small modular lead-cooled fast reactors, has signed a cooperation and investment agreement with the Tosto Group to advance the industrialisation of Newcleo's reactors.

New Nuclear 11 October 2023


Edison eyes SMR deployment in Italy

Edison eyes SMR deployment in Italy

Leading Italian energy player Edison has announced its ambition to construct two nuclear power plants based on EDF's small modular reactor technology between 2030 and 2040, if the conditions are created for the return of nuclear energy to Italy.

New Nuclear 06 October 2023