Tagged With Nuclear
Outlook 2023: SMRs: The answer to the world’s energy trilemma?
26 December 2022
With the right policies, security of supply should not be an opposing force to decarbonisation
Countries must stop coal approvals to reach net zero – IEA
28 November 2022
Transition is complicated in countries with high coal dependency because of remaining lifetimes of plants and expense of gas
EU energy sector CO₂ emissions start to fall
4 November 2022
Decline follows more than 12 months of rising year-on-year figures due to low nuclear output and increasing demand
Germany stands firm on nuclear phase-out
19 October 2022
Government plans to end nuclear generation in near term despite move to keep plants operational through this winter in response to energy crisis
Nuclear SMRs could decarbonise Canada’s oil sands sector
2 September 2022
But cost and commercialisation timeframes may prove a barrier to adoption
World faces setbacks on energy challenges
10 August 2022
Slower-than-expected progress on nuclear power means the world must look elsewhere for decarbonisation options
Sizewell C passes planning milestone
21 July 2022
EDF expects to take FID on the nuclear project next year
UK opens £120mn nuclear fund
13 May 2022
Fund aims to kickstart projects and attract private investment
EU ETS prices fall sharply on Ukraine invasion
8 March 2022
Combination of factors has led to EU allowances losing a third of their value, but bullish factors remain on the horizon
Energy firms reluctant to cut Russian gas
4 March 2022
European utilities are divesting from some Russian interests, but decisions on gas supply will require new sanctions
South Korea’s Moon backs nuclear power
4 March 2022
Outgoing president reverses anti-nuclear stance amid supply concerns following invasion of Ukraine
Russian invasion of Ukraine fuels crisis in energy sector
25 February 2022
Sanctions and spiking electricity and gas prices present new challenges for Europe’s utilities
Oil firms should separate fossil and low-carbon businesses – Browne
16 February 2022
World undergoing disorderly energy transition that could be delayed by spiking fossil fuel prices, says former BP CEO John Browne
France plans for new nuclear reactors
11 February 2022
President Emmanuel Macron calls for renaissance of the French nuclear industry as part of transition to net zero
UK researchers break nuclear fusion record
10 February 2022
Joint European Torus project achieves new high in sustained energy from the process
UK passes new nuclear financing model
12 January 2022
New reactors to be financed during construction phase via regulated asset base model
EU says nuclear and gas are green
4 January 2022
Germany and other member states criticise European Commission proposals to include nuclear in sustainable finance taxonomy
Outlook 2022: The nuclear option for Europe's energy crisis
4 January 2022
Price spikes and potential risks to grid stability might see policymakers alighting on a previously unpalatable solution
New Dutch government pledges €35bn transition fund
16 December 2021
The incoming Dutch government will throw much more weight behind green energy, but also supports North Sea gas exploration and nuclear power
PKN Orlen forms nuclear power venture
10 December 2021
Polish oil refiner and Synthos Green Energy aim to commercialise small modular reactor technology in Poland
France must invest more in clean energy – IEA
30 November 2021
Government faces key decisions next year on modernisation of nuclear fleet and raising clean energy ambitions to align with EU goals, agency says
Rolls-Royce secures backing to enter SMR sector
9 November 2021
Modular reactors to be available to UK grid by early 2030s as government and equity investors bet on potential of low-carbon power source
UK to unlock £90bn transition investment by 2030
20 October 2021
Renewables, CCS, nuclear and hydrogen are all earmarked for government support, according to a recently published strategy
UAE declares 2050 net-zero target
7 October 2021
Opec member announces initiative ahead of Cop26
US renewables developers snap up grid-ready sites to beat congestion
23 June 2021
New entrants face lengthy applications and obligation to invest in system
Iran in new renewables push
14 June 2021
Tehran is stepping up its solar and wind power drive to offset gas and hydropower shortages
US faces nuclear closure dilemma
18 May 2021
Closure of the Indian Point nuclear power plant last month raises issue of what to do with rest of fleet
China turns to nuclear for 2030 pledge
16 March 2021
Reliance on coal will use up the national carbon budget, so nuclear will be needed to start reducing overall emissions
Nuclear growth is set for further decay
10 March 2021
The speed at which solar and wind projects can be completed means they will soon exceed nuclear plants in the global power mix
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