Strategic Development

Strategic development includes all business news, policy announcements, investments, mergers and acquisitions and market developments related 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.

Carbon-free nuclear district heating for the Helsinki area?

Fortum studies transporting ‘waste’ heat from Loviisa 3

Nuclear heat to feed district energy schemes?

It’s not now going to happen in Helsinki, but should cities be making more use, in district heating networks ...

On-site energy order for Chinese nuclear

A consortium led by Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen is to provide 13 emergency power supply gensets to the southern Chinese Yangjiang nuclear power plant under the terms of an €85 million contract.

China makes on-site nuclear energy order

A consortium led by Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH is to deliver 10 emergency power supply gensets for two Chinese nuclear power stations.

A better electricity system for the developing world

Conventional, centralized electricity networks are the norm in the developed world.

CHP in Ontario laying sound foundations

Combined heat and power (CHP) production only became a part of the electricity supply mix in Canada’s most populous province in the early 1990s.

Improved security via decentralized energy

Energy security is an issue of increasing political concern around the world, driven by surging demand for energy; sharply rising international prices for fuel, heat and electricity; increasing dependency on energy imports in most regions of the world; and, an emerging sense of vulnerability from the natural and malicious threats tied to climate change and terrorism.

CHP system development in Belarus: tackling the next challenge

Over half the power generated in Belarus comes from CHP plants, but many are old and in need of refurbishment or replacement.

Meeting the energy challenge – how distributed generation and CHP can...

The new ‘White Paper’ on energy, published by the UK Government in May, contains a significant section on heat and distributed generation.

Courting policy change power of the judiciary in environmental decisions

Advocates for policy change often have numerous strategic options available. In a world with limited resources, the challenge is always to choose the options that will yield the greatest ‘bang for the buck’ in terms of actual change as well as perceived change.

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