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Two US companies seek to use nuclear for bitcoin mining
21 July, 2021
US-based Oklo on 14 July announced a 20-year commercial partnership...
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Ghana and USA sign nuclear co-operation MOU
Thursday, July 15, 2021 by The USA and Ghana on 13 July signed a Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Strategic Civil Nuclear Cooperation (NCMOU), “which improves our cooperation on nuclear energy and...

UK National Grid looks at energy scenarios for net zero in 2050
Thursday, July 15, 2021 by A new report by UK grid operator National Grid ESO on 2021 Future Energy Scenarios (FES) looks at the prospects for net zero in 2050. It says reaching net zero by 2050 is possible...

UK cross-sector report plans zero-carbon hydrogen from nuclear
Thursday, July 15, 2021 by The UK's Nuclear Sector Deal’s Innovation Group on 14 July published a new report, “Unlocking the UK’s Nuclear Hydrogen Economy to Support Net Zero”. The 16-page report, a...

KPMG looks at feasibility of new build in Netherlands
Monday, July 12, 2021 by Consultancy firm KPMG on 7 July released a report on nuclear energy market consultation, which discusses the conditions under which market parties are prepared to invest in NPPs in...

MEPS argue for green nuclear
Monday, July 12, 2021 by Some 86 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have sent a letter to the European Commission (EC) calling on Commissioners "to follow the science" and include nuclear under the...

Two expert groups report to EC on nuclear’s role in the green taxonomy
Tuesday, July 06, 2021 by Two expert groups, tasked by the European Commission (EC) to assess the role of nuclear energy in the green finance taxonomy, published their reports on 2 July.

UK government Green Financing Framework excludes nuclear
Tuesday, July 06, 2021 by The UK's Green Financing Framework, released on 1 July by the Treasury, describes government plans to finance expenditures by issuing green gilts and the retail Green Savings Bonds...

EU anti-nuclear states urge excluding nuclear from green taxonomy
Monday, July 05, 2021 by A group of five EU member states led by Germany have sent a letter to the European Commission (EC) asking for nuclear energy to be kept out of the EU’s green finance taxonomy.

UK parliamentary group urges nuclear new build
Thursday, July 01, 2021 by The UK urgently needs to restore nuclear capacity to at least 10GWe Net Zero, according to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy (APPG) in a position paper published on...

US and Canada to expand energy co-operation for net zero
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 by US Secretary of Energy Jennifer M Granholm and Canadian Minister of Natural Resources Seamus O’Regan on 24 June met to launch a new updated and revised Memorandum of Understanding...

Japan revises its green growth strategy
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) on 18 June updated the "Green Growth Strategy Through Achieving Carbon Neutrality in 2050" in collaboration with related...

GE position paper sees nuclear as critical to achieving net zero
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 by GE has produced a Positioning Paper that discusses GE’s view on the critical role nuclear energy plays as the world transitions to a carbon-free future...

Rolls Royce launches net zero pathway
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 by Rolls Royce on 17 June launched its report, “Leading the Transition to Net Zero Carbon” setting out its near-term actions to achieve net zero by 2050 at the latest. “Our pathway shows...

Canada’s NII to study nuclear hydrogen
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 by Canada’s Nuclear Innovation Institute (NII) said on 10 June that it has launched a new study into the role of nuclear power in supporting a growing hydrogen economy. The study will be...

Canada’s oil sands producers collaborate to achieve net zero
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 by Canadian Natural Resources, Cenovus Energy, Imperial, MEG Energy and Suncor Energy on 9 June formally announced the Oil Sands Pathways to Net Zero initiative. These companies...

G7 communique makes only a passing reference to nuclear
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 by The final communique of the Group of Seven (G7) leaders who met in Cornwall, United Kingdom, from 11-13 June, “Our Shared Agenda for Global Action to Build Back Better” included...

IAEA Reviews Kenya’s Nuclear Infrastructure Development
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 by Kenya has made progress in implementing the recommendations of an earlier International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) nuclear infrastructure review mission, follow-up Integrated...

IAEA calls for company support through the Nuclear Saves Partnerships
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 by The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA’s) Nuclear Saves Partnerships will enable the IAEA to accelerate the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, the Agency said on 9 June. The...

IEA sees no place for nuclear in financing clean energy transitions in emerging economies
Thursday, June 10, 2021 by The International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) latest flagship report, “Financing clean energy transitions in emerging and developing economies,” barely mentions nuclear, except in passing,...

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