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Partnership aims to boost Italian nuclear education

Partnership aims to boost Italian nuclear education

A cooperation agreement has been signed between Edison, Framatome and Politecnico di Milano for scientific and technological research and training in the field of nuclear energy. The move comes amid growing support in Italy to reintroduce nuclear energy.

Corporate 16 July 2024


Italy 'could get 22% of electricity from nuclear by 2050'

Italy 'could get 22% of electricity from nuclear by 2050'

Italy's Minister for Environment and Energy Security, Gilberto Pichetto Fratin, has set out the possible scale of capacity if the country decides to resume a nuclear power programme.

Nuclear Policies 02 July 2024


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Italian interim storage facility takes shape

Italian interim storage facility takes shape

Construction has started at the Garigliano nuclear power plant in Italy of a facility for the interim storage of wastes generated through the decommissioning of the plant, which shut down more than 40 years ago.

Waste & Recycling 10 June 2024


Italy sees role for nuclear in hitting climate goals, says minister

Italy sees role for nuclear in hitting climate goals, says minister

Italian Energy Minister Gilberto Pichetto Fratin said he hopes there can be a discussion based on science about the renewed role of nuclear, specifically small modular reactors, in the country's future.

Energy & Environment 29 April 2024


Italian firms assess advanced reactor deployment

Italian firms assess advanced reactor deployment

Italy's Enel and Ansaldo Nucleare have agreed to jointly examine and evaluate new technologies and business models for the generation of nuclear energy - such as small modular reactors and advanced modular reactors - and their industrial applicability.

New Nuclear 12 March 2024


Ansaldo Nucleare, SACE and Nuclearelectrica sign Cernavoda MoU

Ansaldo Nucleare, SACE and Nuclearelectrica sign Cernavoda MoU

Italian finance and insurance group SACE, Ansaldo Nucleare and Romania's Nuclearelectrica have signed a memorandum of understanding relating to the life extension of Cernavoda unit 1 and the development of units 3 and 4.

New Nuclear 16 February 2024


Slovenia's prime minister calls summit, seeks nuclear consensus

Slovenia's prime minister calls summit, seeks nuclear consensus

Prime Minister Robert Golob says Slovenia's long-term use of nuclear energy "requires the broadest national and political consensus" as he announces a meeting with senior figures including opposition party leaders and members of parliament from Hungary and Italy.

New Nuclear 25 January 2024


Work begins to dismantle Garigliano reactor vessel

Work begins to dismantle Garigliano reactor vessel

Societa Gestione Impianti Nucleari SpA has begun the process of dismantling the pressure vessel of the boiling water reactor, which the company says is the most complex dismantling activity in the decommissioning of the boiling water reactor plant.

Waste & Recycling 22 December 2023


Consortium to speed up development of lead-cooled SMRs

Consortium to speed up development of lead-cooled SMRs

Five partners from Belgium, Italy, Romania and the USA have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the development, demonstration and commercialisation of lead-cooled small modular reactors.

New Nuclear 09 November 2023


IAEA reviews Italy's management of radioactive waste

IAEA reviews Italy's management of radioactive waste

Italy is committed to addressing the challenges of safely managing its radioactive waste, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has concluded. The review identified areas for additional efforts.

Waste & Recycling 19 October 2023