- Dec 1, 2021 9:18 pm GMT
1. Byron, Dresden, and Braidwood: SAVED (US)
2. Nuclear Energy in the Regulated Asset Base (UK)
Another legislative victory for nuclear energy came out of the UK in October of 2021 with the passage of the Nuclear Energy Finance Bill. More...
3. US Infrastructure Bill Allocating $6B for Existing Nuclear, $2.5B for Advanced Reactors
US President Joe Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law in mid-November of 2021 allocating $6 billion to prevent the early retirement of existing nuclear energy facilities and $2.5 billion towards demonstrating future nuclear technology with the Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program. More...
4. EU Push to Include Nuclear Energy in Taxonomy for Sustainable Investment
A letter initiated by France and signed by nine other EU countries in October of 2021 pushed the European Commission to include nuclear energy in its taxonomy of sustainable energy sources. More...
5. TerraPower to Build Natrium at Former Coal Facility in Wyoming
In a region dominated by the coal and fossil fuel industry, Kemmerer, Wyoming will be the new location for TerraPower’s first demonstration reactor. More...
6. Over 1,000 Signatures Requesting Sierra Club Revisit its Stance on Nuclear Energy
7. United Nations — ECE Names Nuclear Energy as THE Most Sustainable Energy Source
8. Lifespan of Nuclear Energy Plants Extended to 80 years — Possibly 100
9. Record Nuclear Support at #COP26
COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, saw the biggest presence for “team nuclear” ever in November of 2021. More...
10. Polls Show Increased Support for Nuclear (US)
In the annual American Climate Perspectives Survey conducted by ecoAmerica, public support for nuclear energy has grown in the last year. More..
11. New Nuclear Builds!
Finally, new nuclear projects all over the world have been announced in the last year. Countries such as Ukraine, Kenya, Indonesia, Brazil, Poland, the United States, Romania, and France have all either pledged financial support for the expansion of nuclear energy or have confirmed new nuclear plant builds. More...
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