Tag: nuclear energy

    EU moves to label nuclear, gas energy as ‘green’
    08 Jan 2022

    The EU is planning to label energy from nuclear power and natural gas as “green” sources for investment despite internal disagreement over whether they truly qualify as sustainable options, BBC reports. The proposal, seen by AFP on Saturday, aims to support the 27-nation bloc’s shift towards a carbon-neutral future and gild its credentials as a […]

    UAE is a significant partner to the International Atomic Energy Agency: Director-General of IAEA
    18 Dec 2021

    Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has said that the UAE is a significant partner to the IAEA, noting that it is the first Arab country to own and operate integrated and advanced nuclear power plants, within the framework of its Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program, WAM reports. In an interview […]

    UAE’s nuclear energy industry, pivotal role in comprehensive development
    09 Dec 2021

    Despite all the challenges, 2021 has been a remarkable year for the UAE’s nuclear energy industry and the nation’s future as a whole. On the UAE’s fiftieth anniversary, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) reflected upon the key initiatives that the country has embarked upon to safeguard the next fifty years, WAM reports. ENEC has […]

    Saudi Ministry of Energy delegation visited Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant
    17 Nov 2021

    Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud, Minister of Energy of Saudi Arabia, has visited the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant located in the Al Dhafra region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, along with a delegation of senior energy officials. The delegation witnessed the progress and success of the first operational multi-unit nuclear energy plant in […]

    Dirty, unstable, and expensive energy: on the eve of the climate summit in Glasgow, NGO published an anti-nuclear statement
    23 Oct 2021

    “We need an urgent global transition to clean and renewable energy, and national governments need to actively promote and manage the transition from fossil fuels and nuclear energy to renewable energy sources,” said a few non-governmental organizations in a statement released ahead of the COP-26 climate summit which will open in Glasgow, Scotland on October […]

    Nuclear and renewables: Modeling tool to evaluate hybrid energy systems
    14 Oct 2021

    On the path to carbon neutrality, more than 40 countries and the European Union – representing over 70% of global CO2 emissions – have committed to net zero objectives, most of them by 2050. The deployment of low-carbon energy sources will be vital to reducing emissions from the energy sector, in which electricity and heat […]

    UAE delegation takes part in the International Atomic Energy Agency 65th General Conference
    26 Sep 2021

    The United Arab Emirates is taking part in the annual week-long 65th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) at the organization’s headquarters in Vienna, Austria, WAM reports. The UAE delegation, led by Ambassador Hamad Al Kaabi, UAE Permanent Representative to the IAEA, includes various national stakeholders in nuclear sector such as the […]

    It’s not a competition, but renewables are beating nuclear anyway – Bloomberg
    13 Sep 2021

    There’s still a place for nuclear in the energy mix, if only investment would get back on track, Bloomberg states. Energy giant BP Plc has been publishing its annual review of global energy statistics for seven decades. The latest edition published in July is, understandably, quite focused on the largest year-on-year decline in primary energy […]

    FANR built a solid nuclear and radiological regulatory infrastructure in UAE for protection of the public and environment: Annual Report 2020

    The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR), the United Arab Emirates’ independent nuclear regulator, has issued its 2020 Annual Report, illustrating its efforts to regulate nuclear and radiological sectors in the UAE to ensure the protection of the public, workers, and the environment. In 2020, despite the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, FANR successfully […]

    The post-nuclear worlds: Eight movies about nuclear energy

    What’s wrong with nuclear energy? Proponents of this industry say that “the atom will save the world” and all of us from the climate crisis. Meanwhile, environmental activists say the opposite. Let’s start the investigation of how nuclear energy is represented in art and mass culture. We’re thankful to Ecoaction NGO for a brilliant review. […]