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Egypt completes IAEA nuclear power infrastructure mission

Egypt completes IAEA nuclear power infrastructure mission

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has concluded an 11-day Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review for Egypt. The mission, which was completed on 6 November, was conducted at the invitation of the Egyptian government.

Regulation & Safety 11 November 2019


IAEA assesses effects of extreme weather on energy sector

IAEA assesses effects of extreme weather on energy sector

A new publication by the International Atomic Energy Agency studies the "double challenge" the global energy sector faces in the next 20-30 years - not only to be fundamentally transformed into a low-carbon energy supply system in response to climate change mitigation and related policies, but also to adapt to climate change and its effects to ensure that energy supplies remain secure and reliable.

Energy & Environment 08 November 2019


IAEA appoints its sixth director general

IAEA appoints its sixth director general

Argentinian Ambassador Rafael Mariano Grossi has today been appointed director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency by the organisation's board of governors. He is set to take office in early December.

Corporate 30 October 2019


Philippines progresses with plan for nuclear energy

Philippines progresses with plan for nuclear energy

The Philippines' Department of Energy today received the International Atomic Energy Agency's report on Phase 1 of its Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review mission. Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said the country will now prepare a plan of action for the introduction of nuclear energy.

Nuclear Policies 30 October 2019


IAEA completes first full-scope IRRS mission to the UK

IAEA completes first full-scope IRRS mission to the UK

The UK is committed to strengthening its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts said yesterday, following its completion of an 11-day Integrated Regulatory Review Service mission on 25 October.

Regulation & Safety 29 October 2019


Ghana impresses Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review team

Ghana impresses Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review team

Ghana has made progress in implementing the recommendations of an International Atomic Energy Agency Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review mission, a team of IAEA and international experts said on 24 October. They conducted a follow-up INIR mission on 21-24 October requested by the government of Ghana to assess progress made since the 2017 Phase 1 INIR mission.

Regulation & Safety 28 October 2019


IAEA fuel bank receives first delivery of uranium

IAEA fuel bank receives first delivery of uranium

The International Atomic Energy Agency yesterday took delivery of the first shipment of low-enriched uranium at a purpose-built storage facility at the Ulba Metallurgical Plant in eastern Kazakhstan. The delivery marks the official start of operation of the IAEA LEU Bank, aimed at providing assurance to countries about the availability of nuclear fuel.

Uranium & Fuel 18 October 2019


The untapped potential of nuclear under the Paris Agreement

The untapped potential of nuclear under the Paris Agreement

A policy and market environment that unlocks the mitigation potential of nuclear power will enable countries to adopt more ambitious targets in their Nationally Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement, a paper prepared by Hal Turton, an energy economist in the Department of Nuclear Energy at the International Atomic Energy Agency shows. The paper, Nuclear Power and Climate Change: Scenario Perspectives to 2050, was presented last week at the Vienna-based agency's first international conference on climate change and the role of nuclear power.

Energy & Environment 16 October 2019


IAEA assesses German radioactive waste management

IAEA assesses German radioactive waste management

Germany is continuing to manage its radioactive waste and used fuel in a safe and responsible manner, an International Atomic Energy Agency mission has concluded. However, it noted areas for potential improvement.

Waste & Recycling 10 October 2019


IAEA sees improved operational safety at Bugey

IAEA sees improved operational safety at Bugey

EDF, the operator of the Bugey nuclear power plant in France, has strengthened operational safety by addressing the findings of an initial International Atomic Energy Agency review in 2017, a follow-up mission has concluded. The team also encouraged EDF to continuously improve safety performance.

Regulation & Safety 08 October 2019