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On December 31, Germany definitively shut down three fully operational nuclear reactors, representing 4 GW of low-carbon, cheap and controllable electricity production capacity, in the midst of a climate and energy crisis. If its leaders considered that the electricity grid of the country and its neighbors could afford the closure of three additional controllable plants,…

Poland has chosen the site which will host its first nuclear power plant. The villages of Lubiatowo and Kopalino in the Pomeranian Voivodeship in northern Poland are prime locations, investor Polska Elektrownie Jądrowe announced. According to the PEP2040 strategy, the commissioning of the first reactor with a capacity of 1 to 1.6 GW is scheduled…

The post-summer-vacation period was busy for the Voices, with Stand Up for Nuclear in Brussels, Belgium, followed by the Stand Up in Lyon, this year called Fe(ai)tes du Nucléaire*, on September 25, and the Stand Up for Nuclear in Paris on October 9. These events coincided with a rise in gas prices since the beginning…

Authorization given for OL3 start 🇫🇮!All lights are green 🟢 for the imminent start-up of the first EPR nuclear reactor in Europe 💡 “The authorization for criticality and low power tests issued by the [Finnish] nuclear safety authority (STUK) to Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) now allows the company to start a nuclear reaction for the…

Publié le 17/12/2021

Break codes and prejudices. In the wake of Isabelle Boemeke, fashion influencer, science promoter 👾.0 and pro-nuclear climate activist, new faces are taking up this stance, alongside scientists and engineers, to speak out in favour of nuclear energy on social media. In this week of mobilization to save the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant in California from a premature closure,…

As the drama of the Taxonomy of sustainable investments continues to unfold, with the second delegated act – due to be published in mid-December –  stating the fate of nuclear and gas in the future energy mix of the Union, let us recall here how European Member States have historically used energy to shape their…

A jump on the edge of abyss? According to the agreement of the Belgian government in place, the firm decision to phase out nuclear power must be taken on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. It should be remembered that this nuclear exit will essentially consist of replacing a low-carbon electricity production that can be controlled by…

Awareness of the environmental and societal benefits of nuclear power continues to grow in the European and Anglo-Saxon Green-Center-Left political sphere. After in particular the Finnish Greens, the Polish left, the Norwegian Greens, the British Labor Party, or the Democratic Party, it is the turn of the Irish Workers’ Party to show its support for…

Publié le 28/11/2021