Kategorie: World Nuclear News

17. September 2018 IAEA highlights nuclear’s role in combating climate change 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,

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26.07.2018 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 market and

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27.06.18 IAEA emphasises vital role of uranium 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

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23. März 2018   Seventh Japanese reactor restarted Kyushu Electric Power Company today began the process of restarting operation of unit 3 at its Genkai nuclear power plant in Japan’s Saga prefecture. The reactor is scheduled to resume commercial operation next month. The utility said the process of extracting the control rods from the 1180

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07 March 2018 Nuclear energy has faced serious challenges in recent years because of several factors: competition from low gas prices, subsidised renewables and slow growth in electricity demand in certain markets. But because of several powerful forces we are seeing signs that this year nuclear energy will come roaring back, writes Jarret Adams. Several

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07 March 2018 China will „steadily promote“ the development of nuclear power this year, according to a plan released today by the country’s National Energy Administration (NEA). The plan calls for five new nuclear power reactors to be brought online in 2018 and construction to be started on a further six to eight units. In

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22.02.2018 The Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa (NIASA) has today called on the country’s energy industry and the government to take a long-term view of energy planning and not be distracted by current oversupply. NIASA’s comments were in reaction to yesterday’s budget speech by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba. Gigaba’s speech, delivered to a plenary

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8 June 2017 The nuclear industry brought more than 9 GWe of new plant on line last year, the largest annual increase in 25 years, according to a new World Nuclear Association report, putting it on track to achieve the Harmony goal of providing 25% of electricity in 2050 using 1000 GWe of new capacity. 

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