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As surprising as it may seem, this congress which brings together many players in the nuclear industry (sector professionals, academics, young researchers and graduates, civil servants in the field of regulation, monitoring and waste management) takes makes sense so that elsewhere in Europe (and who knows maybe one day again in Germany) and around the…

Historic moment in the evolution of the global environmental movement: at its national congress, the Finnish Green Party voted to adopt a resolutely pro-nuclear position in its programmatic platform. The party manifesto now affirms that nuclear is a “sustainable energy”, and calls for the reform of current energy legislation to streamline the approval process for…

It was long awaited, and we put a lot of effort into it… The association’s website has just been enriched with a new feature: the member space! You can now log in to manage your personal information, renew your membership, make a donation, view your membership history, find useful information. If you have already contributed…

Nuclear energy, a bulwark against soaring energy prices, and an instrument of energy sovereignty. New episode. Japanese steelmaker calls for a faster restart of the country’s nuclear reactors. Tokyo Steel says nuclear energy is key to reviving the competitiveness of Japan’s manufacturing industry. Currently, soaring energy prices are undermining the profitability of Japanese companies. A…

Taking a very pro-nuclear stance is not enough to guarantee good conditions for nuclear’s development, nor does it allow for an effective fight against global warming. Indeed, the positions of Marine Le Pen are contrary to those objectives. Being pro-nuclear does not mean being anti-renewable. If we want to achieve our decarbonization objectives, a mix…

Germany is weighing whether to extend the life-span of its remaining nuclear power plants as a way to secure the country’s energy supply in the face of uncertainty over Russian gas supplies, the country’s economy minister Robert Habeck said. Two days earlier, Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said on German television: “We buy 50% of our coal…

This article in Marianne is a good summary of the situation in Chernobyl. A few key-points on the topic ⬇️ – There have been no reactors in operation on the site for 22 years (contrary to what we have heard, including in the major news channels) – Europe does not risk a new cloud of…

War in Europe.In these dark hours, our thoughts go to the Ukrainian people.This morning the Russian army launched a full-scale attack on Ukraine, penetrating its territory and bombing the capital Kiev and other important cities. Western threats will therefore not have affected Vladimir Putin’s determination to attack a free and sovereign country. And yet Germany had just announced…

Because there is more to life than EPRs, and because industrial heat will have to be decarbonized in all its uses, let’s take a look at the new start-ups! On February 10, the President confirmed an envelope of one billion euros to support the development of small modular nuclear reactors (SMR) through calls for projects.…