Posts in the category "Nuclear in the EU"

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…

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

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…