18.12.2018_No250 / News in Brief

US Should Start Programme To Build Pilot Fusion Reactor, Says National Academies Report

18 Dec (NucNet): The US Department of Energy should start a national programme of research and technology to build a compact pilot plant that produces electricity from fusion at the lowest possible capital cost, says a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

17.12.2018_No249 / News in Brief

COP24 Adopts ‘Robust’ Guidelines For Implementing Paris Climate Agreement

17 Dec (NucNet): After two weeks of crunch negotiations the 197 parties gathered in Katowice, Poland, for the United Nations COP24 two-week climate change conference, adopted a “robust” set of implementing guidelines for the 2015 Paris agreement, aimed at keeping global warming well below 2C compared to pre-industrial levels.

17.12.2018_No249 / News in Brief

Cold Testing Complete At UAE’s Barakah-3 Nuclear Plant

The Barakah-3 nuclear plant in the UAE. Photo courtesy Enec.

17 Dec (NucNet): Cold hydrostatic testing has been completed at Unit 3 of the Barakah nuclear power station under construction in the United Arab Emirates, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation has said.

14.12.2018_No248 / News in Brief

China’s Taishan-1 Becomes First EPR To Enter Commercial Operation

The Taishan-1 nuclear power plant in southern China. Photo courtesy CGN.

14 Dec (NucNet): The Taishan-1 nuclear reactor in southern China has begun commercial operation, the first EPR anywhere in the world to do so, Chinese nuclear company CGN said today.

13.12.2018_No247 / News in Brief

Growth Of Nuclear Energy Will See Uranium Demand Continue To Rise, Says Red Book

A uranium mine in Niger. Photo courtesy Orano.

13 Dec (NucNet): The continued growth of nuclear energy will see demand for uranium continue to rise for the foreseeable future with supply more than adequate to meet projected requirements, according to the latest edition of ‘Uranium – Resources, Production and Demand’, also known as the Red Book.

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02.07.2018 / Announcement

Infographic: US Faces Up To Realities Of A Struggling Nuclear Energy Industry

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02.07.2018 / Announcement

Infographic: Nuclear Energy In Russia

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04.12.2017 / Announcement

Infographic: Radioactive Waste In Numbers

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07.08.2017 / Announcement

Infographic: Can India Maintain Its Ambitious Push For New Nuclear?

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29.03.2017 / Announcement

Infographic: South Korea’s Kepco In Talks To Join UK’s ‘Race’ For New Nuclear

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