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Europe restarts nuclear energy: “450 billion for new mini reactors”

Europe restarts nuclear energy: “450 billion for new mini reactors”

Investments of up to 450 billion euros to renovate the existing park and expand it to Europe with new mini reactors. Because “we need all low-carbon sources, including nuclear, to achieve climate neutrality by 2050”. With these words, European Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson announced the launch of the European Industrial Alliance for Small Modular Reactors, […]

“Atom is a dead horse.” Scholz: Germany will not return to nuclear power

“Atom is a dead horse.” Scholz: Germany will not return to nuclear power

Chancellor Olaf Scholz rejected calls from the FDP coalition party to stop the demolition of decommissioned nuclear power plants. Olaf Scholz explained on Deutschlandfunk radio that nuclear energy in Germany is “a dead horse from which there is no point in continuing”. He recalled that the process of withdrawal from the nuclear power plant has […]

10 more nuclear reactors on their way to Europe

10 more nuclear reactors on their way to Europe

Sweden has announced plans to build 10 more nuclear reactors, doubling the number available in the country. “Climate transition requires doubling electricity production over the next 20 years,” said Climate Minister Romina Pourmokhtari, who announced the plan on Wednesday (August 9th). Liberal said that to achieve this goal, the government is moving forward with a […]

Nuclear power plant accident in Russia, but Moscow belittles it

Nuclear power plant accident in Russia, but Moscow belittles it

One person was killed in the accident at a uranium enrichment plant in Russia’s Ural region, but state-owned nuclear power company Rosatom said the plant did not pose any health threats to people in the region. The factory said a tank containing depleted uranium hexafluoride, a chemical used in uranium enrichment, was “depressurized”, but radiation […]

Italy returns to nuclear power

Italy returns to nuclear power

From the Chamber, the government gave the green light to the majority motion, which pledged, among other things, to “seize the opportunity to include nuclear power as a source in the national energy mix alternative and to be clean for production, to accelerate Italy’s decarbonisation process.” energy”. The Assembly specifically approved the motion submitted by […]

Turkey’s first nuclear power plant (built by Russia)

Turkey’s first nuclear power plant (built by Russia)

When all four of its reactors are operational, Turkey is expected to guarantee 10% of its electricity production. Vladimir Putin described it as “the world’s largest nuclear construction project”. Considering that the first nuclear power plant managed directly from Ankara bears the signature of Russia, or more precisely, the state company Rosatom, these are words […]

Europe’s largest nuclear reactor starts operation

Europe’s largest nuclear reactor starts operation

Finland’s Olkiluoto 3 (OL3) nuclear reactor, Europe’s largest, became operational 18 years after construction began. Ol3 operator Teollisuuden Voima (TVO), owned by Finnish utility Fortum and a consortium of energy and industrial firms, said the unit is expected to meet around 14 percent of Finland’s electricity demand, reducing the need for imports from Sweden and […]

Biggest climate crime ever committed

Biggest climate crime ever committed

Biggest climate crime ever committed Luke Novel science communicator 15 April 2023 15:21 Facebook twitter What’s up The panic effect after the Fukushima accident led to a rush to give up nuclear power. The shutdown of the last three German nuclear reactors (but generally speaking, Germany’s exit from nuclear power in times of the global […]

EU and USA favor new nuclear power plants

EU and USA favor new nuclear power plants

Atomic energy “could play a role in decarbonizing energy systems in countries that have decided or are going to rely on nuclear energy”. This was expressed in the final declaration of the EU-US Energy Council held in Brussels by the European Union and the USA, and they announced that they “decided to jointly organize a […]

Mini nuclear reactors: Europe and the USA are on the way to the atom again

Mini nuclear reactors: Europe and the USA are on the way to the atom again

Atomic energy “could play a role in decarbonizing energy systems in countries that have decided or are going to rely on nuclear energy”. This was expressed in the final declaration of the EU-US Energy Council held in Brussels by the European Union and the USA, and they announced that they “decided to jointly organize a […]

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