Nuclear

News, trends and policy relating to nuclear power as a clean energy source. Subject matter will include nuclear reactor fuel types, fusion and fission, uranium, graphite cores and neutron reactions. News on decommissioning of nuclear power plants and waste removal will be included. This category will cover the funding of research and innovation such as the tokamak and ITER.

energy transition

Global energy transition investment up by 9% despite COVID-19 disruptions

A new, broad measure of ‘energy transition investment shows that the world committed a record $501.3 billion to decarbonisation in 2020.

Costain to partner with U-Battery on modular nuclear reactor design

Smart infrastructure solutions company, Costain, is collaborating with U-Battery Developments to develop an advanced modular reactor (AMR).
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Framatome expands presence in Central Europe’s nuclear market

The acquisition of Evopro nuclear and process automation by Framatome is expected to finalised by the first quarter of 2021.
doe space

US DoE publishes its ‘Energy for Space’ strategy

The strategy comprises measures the DoE plans to implement to further its role in powering the next generation of space exploration.
energy sector

Gemserv presents 2021 predictions for the energy sector

UK professional services firm Gemserv presents its predictions within the energy sector in 2021.
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IEA launches world’s first net-zero roadmap

The International Energy Agency is to produce what it calls “the world’s first comprehensive roadmap for the energy sector to reach net-zero emissions by 2050”.

Worth their weight in salt – molten reactors hold huge potential

Now, with aging and decommissioning of lightwater reactors, molten salt reactors are poised to make a comeback.
Europe power sector

Five trends to shape Europe’s power sector in 2021

Research firm Wood Mackenzie presents the five key trends to shape the European power sector in 2021.
Cold winter weather sparks surge in power prices

Winter weather sparks surge in power prices

A week of tight margins and system warnings resulted in record extreme power prices in the UK and some parts of Europe...
nuclear

Nexans wins €20m contract to supply specialised nuclear cables

Nexans has won $24.3 million contract to supply specialised nuclear cables for the Hinkley Point C new nuclear power station.

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