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IEA presses need for pro-nuclear policies

IEA presses need for pro-nuclear policies

The International Energy Agency has made policy recommendations for the many countries that see a role for nuclear power in their energy transitions in a new report it plans to discuss today at the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM10) being held this week in Vancouver, Canada.

Nuclear Policies 28 May 2019


Energy investment insufficient to meet demand, says IEA

Energy investment insufficient to meet demand, says IEA

"Energy investments now face unprecedented uncertainties, with shifts in markets, policies and technologies," Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency says in the Paris-based organisation's latest annual review.

Nuclear Policies 15 May 2019


WANO warns export controls are impacting its work

WANO warns export controls are impacting its work

The World Association of Nuclear Operators announced today it is encouraging governments worldwide to ensure that national export control laws do not adversely affect its ability to maximise the safe operation of commercial nuclear power plants.

Regulation & Safety 28 March 2019


WANO to open branch office in China

WANO to open branch office in China

Members of the World Association of Nuclear Operators have voted to establish a new branch office and support centre in Shanghai, China. The London-headquartered organisation already has regional centres in Atlanta, Moscow, Paris and Tokyo.

Corporate 25 February 2019


Foratom highlights role of nuclear in meeting EU's target

Foratom highlights role of nuclear in meeting EU's target

Nuclear energy can help the European Union achieve a sustainable and low-carbon future while providing people with reliable and affordable electricity, Foratom - the European nuclear trade body - says in a new position paper.

Energy & Environment 12 February 2019


Choose nuclear, Korsnick tells US energy forum

Choose nuclear, Korsnick tells US energy forum

Solving the USA's energy and climate challenges is more complex than replacing carbon-emitting sources with intermittent renewables, Nuclear Energy Institute president Maria Korsnick told the US Energy Association's 15th State of the Energy Industry Forum earlier this week.

Nuclear Policies 31 January 2019


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