The International Atomic Energy Agency’s new Technical Working Group on Nuclear Power Plant Operations convened last week to discuss the economic challenges facing the nuclear energy industry. While 55 nuclear power reactors are currently under construction around the world, and 30 more are in the planning stages, a significant number of plans have shut down in recent years. And many of these closures occurred before their licenses to operate expired. Economic factors are the primary culture for many of these premature shutdowns.
Daily Energy Insider 18th Sept 2018 read more »
Nuclear power could contribute to achieving the Paris Agreement targets on climate change, but it would need help of its own to do that, a new report from the International Atomic Energy agency said.
Oil Price 19th Sept 2018 read more »