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Category: Nuclear


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

US report identifies nuclear workforce trends

March 24, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

The 2020 US Energy & Employment Report (USEER), prepared under a Memorandum of Understanding between NASEO and the EFI clean energy think-tank, identifies important trends and skill sets for the USA’s energy workforce. The report was first published in 2016 […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

EU nuclear sustainability needs expert review, utilities say

March 13, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

On 9 March, the technical expert group advising the European Commission on sustainable finance published its final recommendations on the EU taxonomy, including “substantial new user guidance” to help investors and companies meet obligations for reporting against the framework. In […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Nuclear Steps Up Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

March 12, 2020

Via: Forbes

The world is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus that was first detected in China and is now spreading across the globe, just yesterday determined to be a pandemic by the World Health Ogranization. […]


Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, World

Canada, UK strengthen nuclear collaboration

March 6, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

CNL and NNL’s action plan, announced on 4 March, includes exploring joint research projects and studies, information exchange workshops and other resource and knowledge-sharing opportunities. They have identified research related to advanced nuclear reactor fuel, targeted alpha therapy and medical […]


Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, World

The UAE gets green light to operate the Arab world’s first nuclear power plant

February 17, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — The independent nuclear regulator for the United Arab Emirates on Monday issued the operating license for Unit 1 of the country’s Barakah Nuclear Power Plant, giving the go-ahead on operations for the first nuclear […]


Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, U.S.

US budget request includes USD150 million for uranium reserve

February 11, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

The uranium reserve funding is part of USD1.3 billion requested for the DOE’s Office of Nuclear Energy, which also includes USD295 million for the Versatile Test Reactor (VTR) project. The DOE’s total budget request is USD35.4 billion for the next […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Nuclear part of US Northwest’s optimal clean energy mix, study shows

February 4, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

The study by San Francisco-based consulting group Energy + Environmental Economics (E3) was commissioned by Energy Northwest as part of long-term effort to evaluate all carbon-free options that can maintain system reliability while ensuring residents of Washington state have enough […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

A Look Ahead for Nuclear Energy in 2020

January 24, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

With a growing realization that nuclear energy is necessary to achieve decarbonization in the electric generation utility industry, and for major process heat applications, 2020 looks like a year where action based on this concept will see more significant developments […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

US committee hears plea for Green Nuclear Deal

January 22, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

Shellenberger was speaking as an expert witness at the 15 January hearing, An Update on the Climate Crisis: From Science to Solutions. The president of research and policy organisation Environmental Progress, he was one of a panel of five expert […]


Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, World

The Iran Nuclear Deal And The Killing Of Soleimani

January 8, 2020

Via: Forbes

The assassination of General Qasem Soleimani is just the latest escalation in hostilities between Iran and the United States since President Trump scuttled the Iran Nuclear Deal. When America pulled out of the Deal, which was hammered out in Switzerland […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Top 6 Nuclear Power Achievements of the Year

December 26, 2019

Via: Power Magazine

The past year has been filled with firsts for the nuclear power industry. Three power plants sporting first-of-a-kind reactors entered commercial operation, while the first U.S. AP1000 nuclear project reached key milestones on its path to completion. Furthermore, the U.S. […]


Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, State

New Jersey Backs 45 Community Solar Projects

December 23, 2019

Via: Power Magazine

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) on Dec. 20 announced it has approved 45 applications in the first year of its Community Solar Energy Pilot Program. The NJBPU in a statement Friday said the projects, with total generation […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

USA, Japan need new nuclear, says US Commerce Secretary

December 20, 2019

Via: World Nuclear News

In his speech at the 12th Annual US-Japan Roundtable Conference held in Washington DC on 18 December, Ross called for a “technological revival” of the nuclear power industry. “Nuclear is and must remain an essential part of our energy mix […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Which Industry Offers The Safest Jobs In America: Nuclear Or Logging?

December 13, 2019

Via: Forbes

The most dangerous job in America is logging, with over 132 fatal injuries per 100,000 workers. The next nine most dangerous jobs, with fatality rates between 10 and 100, are: commercial fishing, aircraft pilots, roofers, trash collectors, steel workers, truck […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Nuclear is key to decarbonisation, says head of IAEA

December 11, 2019

Via: World Nuclear News

Grossi was speaking at a high-level UN side event at COP25 on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7, to ensure access to affordable and reliable energy. The event – entitled Accelerating the energy transformation in support of sustainable development and the […]