Energy in general

27. 6. 2021

Fusion energy Helion passes 100 million degrees Celsius

Fusion energy is still under development. Helion Energy, based in Everett, Washington, became the first private company to exceed 100 million degrees Celsius in its sixth prototype Trenta fusion generator. Its prototype recently completed a 16-month test campaign and completed nearly 10,000 high-performance pulses. A little theory Nuclear fusion is a reaction in which two […]

6. 5. 2021

Nuclear power plant easily and quickly

For non-experts, we enclose very nicely crafted instructional videos of how selected parts of nuclear power plants work. The nuclear power plant consists of many operating, safety and protection systems that ensure its safe operation. The basic mission of a nuclear power plant is the production of electricity and heat. A nuclear power plant is a […]

24. 4. 2021

The US Department of Energy is planning to build a microreactor

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is planning to build a microreactor. The RD&D activities should help researchers and end-users understand how microreactors can be integrated with other technologies. Microreactor Applications Research Validation and EvaLuation (MARVEL) liquid-metal cooled microreactor could be operational within three years. What is Microreactor Small modular reactors (SMRs) have been and […]

22. 4. 2021

Nuclear to be included in Delegated Act of EU taxonomy

The European Commission today announced its decision to include nuclear energy in a complementary Delegated Act of the EU Taxonomy Regulation. The decision follows the recent publication of the Joint Research Centre’s report confirming nuclear is as sustainable as other taxonomy-compliant energy technologies. Assessment “In line with the legal framework and our past commitments, the […]

14. 4. 2021

The Czech Nuclear Association has become a member of the World Nuclear Association

Czech Nuclear Association (Ceska Jaderna Asociace) officially become member of the World Nuclear Association, www.world-nuclear.org. We believe that the cooperation will bring us not only the latest information in the field of nuclear energy in the form of new trends, interests and goals. But also the direction and preparation of transnational policies in which we can […]

9. 4. 2021

Nuclear energy can move forward to supported sources

The nuclear industry on 29.3.2021 called on the European Commission to expedite the inclusion of nuclear energy in the EU Taxonomy on Sustainable Finance, following a comprehensive assessment that nuclear energy does no more harm to human health or the environment than any other power-producing technology considered to be sustainable. The report, which is marked […]

31. 3. 2021

Nuclear already plays key role in decarbonisation

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi today outlined three ways that nuclear power facilitates efforts towards net-zero emissions. Speaking to delegates at the IEA-COP26 Net Zero Summit, Grossi said nuclear energy is a longstanding source of low-carbon electricity, has innovative solutions for further decarbonisation, and it enables renewable energy to be […]

25. 3. 2021

7 EU leaders urge support of nuclear

The leaders of seven European Union Member States have written to the European Commission on the support of nuclear power in EU climate and energy policy. The full text of the 19 March letter – which was addressed to Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans, executive vice-president, Mairead McGuinness, commissioner […]