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Roadmap to nuclear future

Nuclear Policies

29 January 2015

Nuclear power is one of the most important technologies that can help the world to limit global warming to 2ºC, said OECD agencies in a Technology Roadmap for nuclear that spells out some steps to ensure this happens.

Revised governance needed for nuclear growth

Regulation and Safety

15 October 2013

Global governance of nuclear energy should evolve from a 'bottom-up' approach and be designed to facilitate growth of the energy source, said industry at the World Energy Congress in Daegu, Korea.

Nuclear plant design needs blue sky approach

Regulation and Safety

22 January 2013

Designers of nuclear plants should have more responsibility over plant design throughout the operating lifetimes of all their reactors, according to a new study by a working group of the World Nuclear Association.

Asia to lead nuclear investment to 2030, says WNA

New Nuclear

08 January 2015

Investments totalling some $1.2 trillion could be made in new nuclear power projects around the world, according to the latest forecast by the World Nuclear Association. More than half of this total will be made in Asia.

Double nuclear by 2040 says Exxon

Energy and Environment

13 September 2013

WNA panel_48World electricity demand is likely to grow by over 80% by 2040, and nuclear energy capacity will need to double to help to meet it, according to figures from Exxon Mobil. The company's analysis triggered a lively exchange at the WNA Annual Symposium in London.

Agneta Rising selected for WNA


06 September 2012

Agneta Rising will take over as director general of the World Nuclear Association (WNA) from 1 January 2013, upon the retirement of current head John Ritch.