2020, January, 24, 13:10:00GLOBAL RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY UP 20%
global electric power generation from renewable sources will increase more than 20% throughout the projection period (2018–2050), providing almost half of the world’s electricity generation in 2050. In that same period, global coal-fired generation will decrease 13%, representing only 22% of the generation mix in 2050.
2020, January, 24, 12:55:00NEW RUSSIA'S NUCLEAR FUEL
Siberian Chemical Combine (SCC) has completed acceptance tests of its ETVS-22, ETVS-23 and ETVS-24 experimental fuel assemblies with mixed uranium-plutonium (nitride) nuclear fuel for fast neutron reactors. Based in Seversk, SCC is a subsidiary of TVEL, the nuclear fuel manufacturing subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom.
2020, January, 22, 12:10:00CANADA'S SMALL NUCLEAR
The firm has committed to a $13 billion program to refurbish six of the units which will significantly extend their operating lives. It follows that any new construction of SMRs, or anything else such as a molten salt or other type of advanced unit,, will have to get past a significant financial hurdle in terms of verified cost competitiveness for any utility to decide to proceed with it.
2020, January, 17, 11:00:00U.S. RENEWABLES UP
Solar and wind power use has grown at a rapid rate over the past decade or so, but as of 2018 those sources accounted for less than 4% of all the energy used in the U.S.
2020, January, 15, 12:15:00IRAN'S NUCLEAR DEAL DISPUTE
The foreign ministers of France, Germany and the UK have triggered a dispute resolution mechanism over the nuclear deal with Iran - the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) - following the Middle Eastern country's further step away from its commitments. Josep Borrell, EU foreign affairs chief and coordinator of the JCPOA joint commission, said he had received today a letter from the three ministers for resolution through the mechanism, as set out in paragraph 36 of the agreement.
2020, January, 15, 12:10:00TO RESPECT IRAN'S NUCLEAR DEAL
German chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday repeated a call for all parties to respect the Iranian nuclear accord, despite Iran’s decision to intensify its enrichment of uranium and moves by the United States to impose economic sanctions.
2020, January, 15, 12:05:00FRANCE'S NUCLEAR POWER 395 TWH
France's EDF missed its 2019 target, with nuclear output hurt by outages falling 3.5% to 379.5 TWh.
2020, January, 13, 15:15:00ADNOC SUSTAINABILITY GOALS 2030
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, announced a set of comprehensive sustainability goals, extending its legacy of responsible oil and gas production and reinforcing its longstanding commitment to environmental stewardship.
2020, January, 13, 14:45:00INNOVATIONS FOR NUCLEAR POWER
Innovation is ushering in a new age for nuclear power. As well as boosting plant economics, efficiency, and flexibility, advanced technologies could open up new markets to meet soaring demand for heat and hydrogen—and even medical isotopes.
2020, January, 10, 11:17:00NUCLEAR POWER: CLEAN & RELIABLE
Nuclear power provides 10% of global electricity, but to stem climate change the world is going to need far greater amounts of clean and reliable energy. To tackle climate change, 80% of all electricity will need to be low carbon by 2050.
2020, January, 10, 11:15:00CHINA'S NUCLEAR PROJECT
China Energy Engineering Corporation (CEEC) and China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) have entered into a strategic cooperation framework agreement, CEEC has told the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The document was signed in Beijing on 7 January by Wu Yun, deputy general manager of CEEC, and Li Qingtang, deputy general manager of CNNC.
2020, January, 10, 11:10:00USA, CANADA MINERALS COOPERATION
Canada and the USA have finalised an agreement to collaborate on improving the security of supply chains and ensure the future competitiveness of their critical minerals industries. The announcement follows a June 2019 commitment by the countries' leaders.
2020, January, 8, 14:15:00IRAN'S NUCLEAR: NO LIMITS
the country's nuclear programme "no longer faces any operational restrictions, including enrichment capacity, percentage of enrichment, amount of enriched material, and research and development."
2020, January, 6, 10:45:00GLOBAL NUCLEAR POWER DOWN
Global nuclear generating capacity stood at 392.4 GWe net at the end of 2019, down slightly on 2018, according to data from World Nuclear Association. Six power reactors were added to the grid last year and construction of three large reactor projects started, while nine units were permanently shut down.
2020, January, 6, 10:40:00RUSSIA'S SAFE NUCLEAR FUEL
The first Russian-made nuclear fuel assemblies with experimental accident-tolerant fuel rods (ATF) for commercial reactor have been manufactured and passed acceptance inspection at Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant, a fabrication facility of ROSATOM’s TVEL Fuel Company.