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Diligence For Itu Nuclear Power Plant In Akwa Ibom

In the continuing efforts to boost the power situation in the country, the federal government is considering the nuclear energy option. This option, in addition to hydro, solar power, gas and coal currently in use, will certainly complement the energy mix in the country. In pursuance of this, the government has identified Oku Iboku in Itu Local Government Area of ...

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Barakah Nuclear Project Aims For Early 2020 Startup Of First Unit

Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation is getting ready to begin powering unit 1 of its Barakah atomic power plant, as the UAE looks to significantly increase the ratio of clean power in its energy mix, according to its chief executive. The Barakah nuclear power plant will add 5.6 gigawatts of capacity to the grid when fully operational and will establish the ...

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Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Cleanup Delayed

The removal of spent fuel from two of the reactors at the Fukushima Daichii nuclear power plant has been delayed as Japanese public demand end to nuclear energy. This delay comes days after Japan’s government proposed releasing contaminated water from the plant into the ocean. The removal of the spent fuel was planned to begin in 2023, but the process ...

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Turkey Aims To Go Nuclear By 2030

The Mersin Akkuyu project undertaken with Russia is Turkey’s sole concrete ‘nuclear energy game’ in town. This does not mean that the Akkuyu project will have a smooth path towards the 2023 target and beyond. The government presents nuclear energy as cheap, sustainable and environmentally friendly. It is also portrayed by many as a powerful way to diversify the country’s ...

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EU Leaders Include Nuclear Energy In Green Transition

European Union leaders agreed that nuclear energy will be part of the bloc’s solution to making its economy carbon-neutral by 2050, allowing them to win the support of two coal-dependent countries. The EU heads of state and government agreed that nuclear energy will be recognized as a way to fight climate change as part of a deal that endorsed the ...

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“Stable Salt Reactors could transform the energy economic outlook for India specifically regarding the aggressive decarbonisation targets that have been put in place.” – Rory O’Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, Moltex Energy

  Nuclear power is an important source that will contribute immensely towards a sustainable future. Rory O’Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, Moltex Energy, explains the significance of nuclear energy and highlights the importance of advanced technology used in nuclear reactors to Relin Hedly, New Media Communication. Excerpts… Your views on the state on Indian nuclear energy today, the challenge and opportunities ...

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Nuclear Energy Contributes To Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG)

According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), an organization is responsible for overseeing the use of nuclear technology for energy production worldwide, “nuclear power has significant potential to contribute to GHG reduction.” Between 1970 and 2015, the deployment of nuclear power has prevented the release of nearly 68 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide, according to the IAEA. The organization also ...

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