The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published a report that claims that almost one quarter of global electricity could be generated from nuclear power by 2050.
China Huaneng Group, one of China’s five power giants, has announced that it will undertake a nuclear power project in Heilongjiang.
Vuong Huu Tan, Director of the Vietnam Energy Institute, said that Russia has been chosen as the foreign partner in Vietnam’s first nuclear power plant project in Ninh Thuan province.
According to a report published by the consultancy Cambridge Econometrics, the UK will miss the European Union target set for 2020 by almost 10 per cent.
The South African power utility Eskom should be broken up, according to Ian McRae, a former Chief Executive from 1985-1994 of Eskom.
A remote beach at Braka in Abu Dhabi on the Persian Gulf, about 50 km from the centre of Abu Dhabi’s oil industry at Rawis, is the chosen site for four new nuclear reactors to be built by a South Korean consortium.
Cheung Kong Infrastructure (CKI) Holdings of Hong Kong, which owns 40 per cent of Hong Kong’s power generation business, is considering a £4 billion plus bid for EDF’s British electricity distribution business.
Saudi Arabia is due to establish a civil nuclear and renewable energy centre to help meet demand for power as it pushes forward with economic expansion plans.
Entergy asked Louisiana state regulators for approval to continue early development of a new nuclear power generator in St Francisville, Louisiana, USA.
The Japanese cabinet has approved a draft Global Warming Mitigation Law. With regard to the emissions trading scheme, which had been a focus of controversy until the final process of the discussion, the bill proposes establishment of a total emissions cap as the basic control method while also including the emissions intensity approach in the provisions.