Nuclear Key to the Clean Energy Transition – Conclusions of the 2020 IAEA Scientific Forum

Nuclear power must have a seat at the table in global discussions over energy policies to curb emissions and meet climate goals, as technical and scientific advances open the door to better economics and greater public acceptance of this low carbon source of energy. These are some of the conclusions of this year’s IAEA Scientific …

Koeberg celebrates a key milestone with arrival of the Steam Generators

The first of Koeberg nuclear power station’s long-awaited six new replacement steam generators arrived at the plant yesterday. This is a culmination of exceptional teamwork and collaboration, heralding a key milestone for Africa’s only nuclear power station. The steam generators weigh approximately 380 tons each and are about 20 metres long, and the first three …

Fuel assembly loading progressing at first Hualong One reactor in Fujian

Fuel assembly loading activities at Fuqing nuclear power plant, China’s first nuclear facility using Hualong One technology-a domestically developed third-generation reactor design-are expected to accelerate China’s nuclear power construction despite the impact of COVID-19, said insiders. China National Nuclear Corp recently announced that it has begun to load fuel at the No 5 nuclear power …

US looking forward to Polish partnership on nuclear energy development

A partnership with Poland in the development of nuclear energy will be an additional area of close and effective cooperation between the US and Poland, wrote US ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher on Twitter on Tuesday. In her tweet on Tuesday, Mosbacher wrote: “The U.S. is looking forward to our partnership with Poland on advancing …

America’s Nuclear Energy Landscape Pre-Election

Energy production and procurement are paramount concerns in most countries, and the US is no exception. And even though many new and long-term issues are taking center stage ahead of November’s election, energy remains an area of particular importance.  Currently, 38 percent of America’s electricity is generated using natural gas, and an additional 23 percent …

Nuclear power and the energy transition in Bulgaria

Brussels’ wish for ​​a relatively rapid decommissioning of the coal-fired power plants of European Union Member States has the potential to create huge imbalances in Bulgaria’s electricity system, writes Borislav Boev, a PhD student at D A Tsenov Academy of Economics.   “Over the last few years. the EU has made significant efforts to develop energy …

Byron nuclear plant, facing 2021 closure, getting refueling outage in October

Exelon Corp. is taking its Byron Unit 2 nuclear station offline for a nearly three-week planned outage to refuel. The 33-year-old Unit 2 is being taken offline early in October for 19 days of maintenance, refueling and upgrades. The workforce employed on the project includes 700 employees of owner Exelon as well as 1,200 additional …

Cameco Provides Updated Date for Q3 Results and Conference Call

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, September 24, 2020 Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) will issue its third quarter results before markets open on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. Cameco invites investors and the media to join its third quarter conference call with the company’s senior executives on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern. Cameco will discuss …

Uranium Participation Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended August 31, 2020

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2020 /CNW/ – Uranium Participation Corporation (‘UPC’ or the ‘Corporation’) today filed its Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion & Analysis (‘MD&A’) for the periods ended August 31, 2020.  Both documents can be found on the Company’s website (www.uraniumparticipation.com) or on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).  The highlights provided below are derived from these documents and should be …