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Harmony: From initiative to reality

Harmony: From initiative to reality

Nuclear industry leaders today outlined the concrete steps they are taking to help reach the goal of the Harmony initiative - to achieve a 25% share of world electricity production by 2050 through the addition of 1000 GWe of new capacity.

Energy & Environment 06 September 2018


Making the case for nuclear in South Africa

Making the case for nuclear in South Africa

The Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa has said it will make the case for the inclusion of nuclear in the country's energy mix following the release earlier this week of an updated Integrated Resource Policy which sees no increase in nuclear capacity.
 

Nuclear Policies 31 August 2018


WANO member support missions achieve record

WANO member support missions achieve record

The World Association of Nuclear Operators delivered a record number of member support missions last year. Such missions enable WANO members to assist each other in improving safety or reliability at a plant.

Regulation & Safety 27 July 2018


WANO completes reviews of Leningrad and Tianwan plants

WANO completes reviews of Leningrad and Tianwan plants

A team from the World Association of Nuclear Operators' Moscow Centre has completed its independent review of unit 1 of the Leningrad Phase II nuclear power plant in northwest Russia.

New Nuclear 13 July 2018


NEI issues guidelines for regulatory interactions

NEI issues guidelines for regulatory interactions

A regulatory engagement plan will help reactor developers' early interactions with NRC staff and can reduce regulatory uncertainty and add predictability to licensing advanced technologies, the NEI said.

Regulation & Safety 06 July 2018


IEA meeting considers future of nuclear

IEA meeting considers future of nuclear

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has held a high-level meeting to identify the key issues faced by nuclear energy and to explore its future.

Nuclear Policies 02 July 2018


UK presents Sector Deal for nuclear

UK presents Sector Deal for nuclear

The UK's nuclear industry has unanimously welcomed the Sector Deal, which Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark outlined at the nuclear-licensed Trawsfynydd site in North Wales.

Nuclear Policies 28 June 2018


Profile: Hans Blix: 90 years of excellence

Profile: Hans Blix: 90 years of excellence

Celebrating his birthday today, Hans Blix can look back on a professional life spanning the entire history of nuclear energy as a source of electricity. Few have done, or continue to do, as much for its peaceful development as this dedicated statesman and his humble commitment to truth.

His example of calm adherence to rules-based systems of governance, balanced with critical thinking and personal integrity remains as important as ever.

Perspectives 28 June 2018


WANO reports on post-Fukushima improvements

WANO reports on post-Fukushima improvements

The World Association of Nuclear Operators has announced completion of 12 projects it identified in 2011 following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan. 

Regulation & Safety 27 June 2018


Russia, Rwanda establish nuclear energy ties

Russia, Rwanda establish nuclear energy ties

Russia's Rosatom and the Ministry of Infrastructure of Rwanda have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. 

Nuclear Policies 27 June 2018