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India provides data on its nuclear power development
Thursday, April 07, 2022 by India has imported just over 7600 tons of uranium over the past three years, mostly from Kazakhstan and Canada, according to official figures released by the government.

UK energy strategy envisages 24GW of nuclear by 2050
Thursday, April 07, 2022 by The UK's energy security strategy will see a significant acceleration of nuclear energy, with an ambition of up to 24GW of nuclear capacity by 2050.

Canadian provinces agree strategic plan to advance SMRs
Thursday, March 31, 2022 by The governments of Ontario, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick and Alberta on 28 March agreed to a joint strategic plan outlining the path forward on small modular reactors (SMRs).

Indiana signs SMR bill into law
Thursday, March 24, 2022 by Indiana's state governor Eric Holcomb has signed bill S. 271 into law, which allows and incentivises the construction of small modular reactors (SMRs).

US partners with Ghana on SMRs
Thursday, March 10, 2022 by The US Embassy in Ghana announced that the USA and Ghana have jointly launched a partnership under the Foundational Infrastructure for Responsible Use of Small Modular Reactor...

Philippines approves revival of nuclear power
Wednesday, March 09, 2022 by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order to introduce the use of nuclear power, as authorities prepare for the phasing out of coal-fired power plants.

IEA publishes 10-point plan to reduce EU reliance on Russian gas
Monday, March 07, 2022 by Measures implemented this year could bring down gas imports from Russia by over one-third, with additional temporary options to deepen these cuts to well over half while still...

UK net zero policy criticised by Public Accounts Committee
Thursday, March 03, 2022 by Achieving Net Zero: Follow up, a UK House of Commons Public Accounts Committee report, published on 2 March, says the government has no reliable estimates of what achieving net zero...

Germany may reconsider nuclear
Thursday, March 03, 2022 by Germany on 27 February indicated that it may consider extending the life-spans of coal and even nuclear plants to cut dependence on Russian gas.

Russian government allocates about RUB100 billion for new nuclear projects
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 by The Government of the Russian Federation will allocate about RUB100 billion ($1.3bn) for new nuclear projects, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin announced on 11 February.

Macron commits to at least six new EPRs by 2050
Monday, February 14, 2022 by During a visit to Belfort on 10 February to mark the takeover of General Electric's nuclear activities by EDF, French President Emmanuel Macron announced a plan to build six EPR...

EC confirms nuclear and gas as part of European taxonomy
Thursday, February 03, 2022 by The European Commission (EC) approved in principle a Complementary Climate Delegated Act including, under strict conditions, specific nuclear and gas energy activities in the list...

IEA report on Canada welcomes SMR developments
Monday, January 17, 2022 by The International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) Canada 2022: Energy Policy Review has found that, since the last IEA review in 2015, Canada has made a series of enterprising international...

India to boost nuclear power capacity to 22.5GW by 2031
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 by India’s Minister of State in the Department of Space and Department of Atomic Energy, Jitendra Singh, said India's present nuclear power capacity of 6780MWe is planned to be increased...

Finland to reform Nuclear Energy Act
Monday, December 13, 2021 by Finland’s Ministry of Employment and the Economy (MEE) said on 8 December that a climate-neutral future requires appropriate and up-to-date legislation and it is, therefore,...

Russia signs nuclear cooperation MOU with Nicaragua
Friday, December 10, 2021 by The MOU details a wide range of areas, in particular, raising public awareness about nuclear technologies, the development of Nicaragua’s nuclear infrastructure, and...

UK government confirms choice of HTGR for advanced reactor demonstration
Monday, December 06, 2021 by Greg Hands, Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth, said in a speech to the Nuclear Industry Association that the UK will focus on HTGRs as the technology choice for...

IEA: France should review plans to reduce nuclear share
Friday, December 03, 2021 by The current rate of deployment of low-carbon energy technologies and energy efficiency solutions in France is not fast enough for the government to meet its energy and climate...

US Infrastructure Bill includes $62bn for DOE
Thursday, November 18, 2021 by US President Joe Biden has signed into law the bipartisan Infrastructure and Jobs Investment Act. The $1,200 billion Billcovers all aspects of the economy including provisions for...

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