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EU needs nuclear to meet emissions target, report concludes

EU needs nuclear to meet emissions target, report concludes

Nuclear must continue to account for at least one-quarter of the European Union's energy mix if the region is to meet its 2050 emission targets, a report commissioned by Foratom has concluded.

Energy & Environment 22 November 2018


Poland ready for nuclear energy, says minister

Poland ready for nuclear energy, says minister

In order to meet increasing energy demand while meeting climate targets, coal-dependent Poland needs to introduce new sources of energy. This, says the country's energy minister, Kryzstof Tch├│rzewski, opens the opportunity to introduce emissions-free nuclear energy.

Nuclear Policies 21 November 2018


Investment needed to maintain nuclear's key role, says IEA

Investment needed to maintain nuclear's key role, says IEA

A lack of investment in extending the operating periods of existing reactors and the construction of new ones could have "major implications" for the security of electricity supply and achieving environmental targets, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.

Energy & Environment 13 November 2018


Conference: Nuclear growth relies on good policies

Conference: Nuclear growth relies on good policies

Political support for nuclear power is crucial if this proven, sustainable and zero-carbon source of electricity is to play its part among other clean energy technologies in the fight against climate change. This was the message of ministers and industry leaders at UNECE’s 9th International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development.

Perspectives 16 November 2018


Study quantifies job creation in the nuclear sector

Study quantifies job creation in the nuclear sector

A study on the employment generated by the nuclear energy industry has been published by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency and the International Atomic Energy Agency. Some 200,000 job-years of employment are created by each gigawatt of nuclear capacity constructed, it suggests.

New Nuclear 26 October 2018


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