Kategorie: World Nuclear News

04 January 2019 India currently expects to bring 21 new nuclear power reactors with a combined generating capacity of 15,700 MWe into operation by 2031, the country’s minister of state for the Department of Atomic Energy and the Prime Minister’s Office told parliament yesterday. In a written answer to a question in the Rajya Sabha,

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December, 6, 2018 Nuclear important to sustainable energy mix, says UNECE report All energy sources, including renewables, nuclear and high efficiency fossil fuel with carbon capture and storage, must be considered along with new business models and significant improvements in energy efficiency and productivity to ensure that the energy needed for sustainable development is available

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October,8, 2018 UN report shows increased need for nuclear A large increase in the use of nuclear power would help keep global warming to below 1.5 degrees, according to a United Nations report published today. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report – Global Warming of 1.5 degrees – was commissioned by governments at the Paris

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17 September 2018 Nuclear power can make a „vital contribution to meeting climate change targets while delivering the increasingly large quantities of electricity needed for global economic development,“ according to a new report by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The report, Climate Change and Nuclear Power 2018, was published last week and has been updated

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September, 9, 2018 Electric vehicles and opportunities for nuclear energy The electrification of transport could potentially offer many opportunities for nuclear generation, Brandon Munro told the World Nuclear Association Symposium 2018 in London today. The acceleration in global sales of electric vehicles (EVs) over the past six years is a key litmus test signalling the reality of this

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July 26, 2018 Cameco shutdown extended indefinitely Cameco is extending the suspension of production at McArthur River and Key Lake „for an indeterminate duration“, CEO Tim Gitzel announced yesterday. The Saskatchewan operations have been out of production since January. Gitzel’s announcement accompanied Cameco’s second quarter results, which Gitzel said reflected the impact of a weak uranium

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03 July 2018 A new basic energy plan that sets goals for Japan’s energy mix to 2030 and presents scenarios to 2050 was today approved by the Cabinet. Under the plan, nuclear will remain a key energy source, accounting for 20-22% of the country’s electricity generation up to 2030. The Japanese government revises its energy

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27 June 2018 For the foreseeable future, most new nuclear power technologies will still run, wholly or partially, on uranium, so it is important that this vital resource is mined, produced and managed sustainably, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano said this week. It is also essential to take full account of

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03 April 2018 Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan today attended via videolink from Ankara a ceremony to mark the pouring of first concrete for unit 1 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant. Putin arrived today for a two-day working visit to the Turkish capital. The Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK) yesterday

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