Tagged With Nuclear
EDF revises Hinkley Point C cost by £3bn
20 May 2022
The first UK nuclear project under construction in decades also sees its startup date slip to 2027
UK opens £120mn nuclear fund
13 May 2022
Fund aims to kickstart projects and attract private investment
China approves three new nuclear plants
29 April 2022
China’s nuclear power fleet is expected to overtake the US as the world’s largest by the end of this decade
UK backs nuclear to gain energy independence
7 April 2022
Nation raises offshore wind, solar and nuclear targets as it looks to move away from imported fossil fuels
War drives ‘small acceleration’ in Europe’s transition
6 April 2022
Share of renewables in Europe’s energy mix rises as the continent turns away from Russian gas imports, DNV modelling shows
Europe faces transition trade-offs amid Russian crisis
9 March 2022
More use of coal-fired power is likely in the short term, while new North Sea projects are not the answer, ETC chair Adair Turner tells Transition Economist
EU ETS prices fall sharply on Ukraine invasion
8 March 2022
Combination of factors has led to EU allowances losing a third of their value, but bullish factors remain on the horizon
Energy firms reluctant to cut Russian gas
4 March 2022
European utilities are divesting from some Russian interests, but decisions on gas supply will require new sanctions
South Korea’s Moon backs nuclear power
4 March 2022
Outgoing president reverses anti-nuclear stance amid supply concerns following invasion of Ukraine
Russian invasion of Ukraine fuels crisis in energy sector
25 February 2022
Sanctions and spiking electricity and gas prices present new challenges for Europe’s utilities
Oil firms should separate fossil and low-carbon businesses – Browne
16 February 2022
World undergoing disorderly energy transition that could be delayed by spiking fossil fuel prices, says former BP CEO John Browne
France plans for new nuclear reactors
11 February 2022
President Emmanuel Macron calls for renaissance of the French nuclear industry as part of transition to net zero
UK researchers break nuclear fusion record
10 February 2022
Joint European Torus project achieves new high in sustained energy from the process
UK passes new nuclear financing model
12 January 2022
New reactors to be financed during construction phase via regulated asset base model
EU says nuclear and gas are green
4 January 2022
Germany and other member states criticise European Commission proposals to include nuclear in sustainable finance taxonomy
Outlook 2022: The nuclear option for Europe's energy crisis
4 January 2022
Price spikes and potential risks to grid stability might see policymakers alighting on a previously unpalatable solution
New Dutch government pledges €35bn transition fund
16 December 2021
The incoming Dutch government will throw much more weight behind green energy, but also supports North Sea gas exploration and nuclear power
PKN Orlen forms nuclear power venture
10 December 2021
Polish oil refiner and Synthos Green Energy aim to commercialise small modular reactor technology in Poland
France must invest more in clean energy – IEA
30 November 2021
Government faces key decisions next year on modernisation of nuclear fleet and raising clean energy ambitions to align with EU goals, agency says
Rolls-Royce secures backing to enter SMR sector
9 November 2021
Modular reactors to be available to UK grid by early 2030s as government and equity investors bet on potential of low-carbon power source
UK to unlock £90bn transition investment by 2030
20 October 2021
Renewables, CCS, nuclear and hydrogen are all earmarked for government support, according to a recently published strategy
UAE declares 2050 net-zero target
7 October 2021
Opec member announces initiative ahead of Cop26
US renewables developers snap up grid-ready sites to beat congestion
23 June 2021
New entrants face lengthy applications and obligation to invest in system
Iran in new renewables push
14 June 2021
Tehran is stepping up its solar and wind power drive to offset gas and hydropower shortages
US faces nuclear closure dilemma
18 May 2021
Closure of the Indian Point nuclear power plant last month raises issue of what to do with rest of fleet
China turns to nuclear for 2030 pledge
16 March 2021
Reliance on coal will use up the national carbon budget, so nuclear will be needed to start reducing overall emissions
Nuclear growth is set for further decay
10 March 2021
The speed at which solar and wind projects can be completed means they will soon exceed nuclear plants in the global power mix
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