Kategorie: World Nuclear News

12. November 2018 Climate change demands world ‚revisits‘ nuclear, says UNECE director The search for solutions to climate change must include discussion of nuclear power, Scott Foster, director of the Sustainable Energy Division of UNECE, told World Nuclear News (WNN) today. Nuclear power has for the first time been included on the programme of the

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08.10.2018 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 climate

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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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07.09.2018 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 shift, the

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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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