As nuclear power flails in the U.S., White House bets big on a revival

As the Biden administration seeks to promote cleaner energy to meet its goals for fighting climate change, it is eager to turn around a nuclear power industry hampered by…Continue readingAs nuclear power flails in the U.S., White House bets big on a revival

Western countries ‘too optimistic’ on nuclear projects, warns engineering chief

Chief executive of Atkins Realis says more planning needed ahead of first global nuclear energy summit Atkins Realis produces the only type of reactor that does not require enriched…Continue readingWestern countries ‘too optimistic’ on nuclear projects, warns engineering chief

Hinkley Point C delay deals blow to UK energy strategy

“We have the expertise, the supply chains and the teams ready to build Hinkley Point C safely, on time and on budget,” Vincent de Rivaz, then chief executive of…Continue readingHinkley Point C delay deals blow to UK energy strategy

Asia goes nuclear

Japan has begun restarting nuclear plants that have been idle since the 2011 Fukushima disaster, with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida pledging to get at least nine reactors up and…Continue readingAsia goes nuclear

EU votes to class gas and nuclear as green

Under the plans, gas can be classed as a sustainable investment if “the same energy capacity cannot be generated with renewable sources” and plans are in place to switch…Continue readingEU votes to class gas and nuclear as green

EU includes gas and nuclear in guidebook for ‘green’ investments

The European Commission has been accused of undermining its climate goals after it defied critics by pushing ahead with plans to include gas and nuclear in an EU guidebook…Continue readingEU includes gas and nuclear in guidebook for ‘green’ investments