Energy in general

4. 5. 2021

Foratom highlights nuclear’s role in EU hydrogen strategy

Nuclear provides a perfect solution for the generation of large quantities of low-carbon and affordable hydrogen, the European nuclear trade body Foratom said today in a position paper. This will be key as Europe aims to transform all parts of its economy, including transport and industry. The EU’s hydrogen strategy does not mention nuclear energy […]

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 […]