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Estonia appoints nuclear working group
12 April, 2021
At a cabinet meeting on 8 April, the Estonian government approved...
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NGOs call for nuclear's inclusion in EU taxonomy
Thursday, April 08, 2021 by As pressure continues for nuclear to be included in the European taxonomy, a group of 46 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from 18 countries has written to European...

IEA lists seven principles to achieve net zero
Tuesday, April 06, 2021 by Energy and climate leaders from more than 40 countries took part in the IEA-COP26 Net Zero Summit on 31 March to discuss how to work together to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions...

EC’s JRC says nuclear “does no significant harm”
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 by A Science for Policy report by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s science and knowledge service, dated 19 March, has concluded that nuclear is no more harmful...

Seven European leaders seek active support for nuclear
Monday, March 29, 2021 by The leaders of seven European Union (EU) states on 19 March wrote to the European Commission (EC) seeking more support for the role of nuclear power in EU climate and energy policy....

Nuclear included in Russia’s green Taxonomy
Monday, March 22, 2021 by Nuclear energy will be included in Russia’s list of green priority activities. A discussion of the draft national Taxonomy of green projects prepared by VEB.RF took place on 18 March...

SNC-Lavalin issues blueprint to achieve net zero by 2050
Monday, March 15, 2021 by A new blueprint issued by Canada’s SNC-Lavalin on 11 March says achieving net-zero by 2050 for Canada is a "monumental but achievable" objective that will require an all-in...

IEA assesses Turkey’s energy sector
Monday, March 15, 2021 by The International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) latest country report on Turkey and energy policy review notes that Turkey has seen considerable diversification of its energy sector since...

UNECE report examines how nuclear energy can support sustainable development
Monday, March 15, 2021 by A new report by the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) explores the potential for nuclear energy as part of the energy portfolio and shows how the utilisation of local or...

Rosatom’s development plans
Thursday, March 11, 2021 by Rosatom’s publication, Strana Roastom, said on 9 March that by 2045, the share of nuclear energy in Russia’s energy balance should reach 25%. “We understand that the coronavirus...

South Korean Ministry sets up support system for nuclear exports
Tuesday, March 09, 2021 by South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy has established a support system for overseas nuclear power plant orders and is actively supporting the export of equipment by...

SNC-Lavalin joins Canada’s Nuclear Innovation Institute
Tuesday, March 09, 2021 by Canada’s SNC-Lavalin Group has become a Founding Member of the Nuclear Innovation Institute (NII), joining other industry leaders to accelerate the pace of clean energy innovation,...

IEA releases report on Japan’s energy sector
Tuesday, March 09, 2021 by Japan will need to move quickly to make headway on the steep emissions reductions that are required to achieve its recently announced ambition of reaching carbon-neutrality by 2050,...

Germany to compensate energy utilities for nuclear phase out
Tuesday, March 09, 2021 by The longstanding legal dispute between the German federal government and power utilities RWE, Eon, EnBW and Vattenfall was finally settled on 5 March. The four companies will...

China’s new Five-Year Plan aims for carbon neutrality by 2060
Tuesday, March 09, 2021 by China's installed capacity of nuclear power will reach 70 GWe, according to the draft outline of the 14th five-year plan (2021-2025) for national economic and social development and...

Polish Minister looks to nuclear
Tuesday, March 02, 2021 by Poland is moving towards a low carbon economy with wind farms and nuclear energy as its two pillars, Polish Minister of Climate and Environment Michał Kurtyka said in an interview...

UK nuclear industry agrees hydrogen roadmap
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by The UK Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) on 17 February announced that a Hydrogen Roadmap had been agreed by the Nuclear Industry Council (NIC). The NIC is co-chaired by the minister...

Canada’s New Brunswick announces more SMR funding
Thursday, February 18, 2021 by New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs, in his annual state of the province address on 10 February, highlighted collaborative projects and investments that have contributed to New...

IEA report on India sidelines nuclear
Monday, February 15, 2021 by A recent 251-page report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) - India Energy Outlook 2021- focuses on renewables, gas, coal and bioenergy, with barely a mention of nuclear power.

European union say nuclear must be part of European Taxonomy
Monday, February 08, 2021 by Nuclear energy must be part of the European taxonomy as part of of the Green Deal, according to a joint letter sent to Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission by...

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