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Britain commits $283 mln to Rolls-Royce for small nuclear reactors – EQ Mag Pro

LONDON – Britain has committed 210 million pounds ($283 million) to help Rolls-Royce build the country’s first small modular nuclear reactor, part of a drive to reach net zero carbon emissions. Hitting this goal by 2050 will require a huge increase in low-carbon power generation such as wind, solar and nuclear, but large-scale new nuclear […]

TotalEnergies’ bet on gas means no big emissions cut by 2030 – EQ Mag

Japan utility gets OK to restart 3 old nuclear reactors

Economy and industry minister Hiroshi Kajiyama welcomed the decision, saying it will contribute to a reduction in carbon emissions, since power from the reactors will allow a reduction in the use of fossil fuel-fired plants. A Japanese utility received local consent on Wednesday to restart three aging nuclear reactors, clearing the final hurdle needed to […]

Scatec’s net zero climate targets approved by Science Based Targets initiative – EQ Mag

Japan’s renewable energy sector seeks carbon-neutral windfall

Since announcing the 2050 target in November, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s government has pledged to spend $20 billion on green tech and set ambitious new wind power targets. Tokyo: Japan needs to boost renewable energy by reforming outdated policies on land use and the national grid if it is to meet a new goal of […]

Pacific SOE Commercialization can Support Decarbonization, Climate Change Mitigation — ADB Report – EQ Mag

France could shut next two nuclear reactors sooner than expected

Nuclear-dependent France aims to reduce the share of atomic power in its electricity generation to 50 per cent by 2035 from 75 per cent currently PARIS : France could shut down its next two nuclear reactors in 2025-2026 if market conditions are right, earlier than expected as it presses ahead with plans to close 14 […]

TotalEnergies’ bet on gas means no big emissions cut by 2030 – EQ Mag

France will not decide on new nuclear reactors before end of 2022

French Energy Minister Borne told a parliamentary hearing the decision on new reactors will come after the start-up of EDF’s Flamanville 3 EPR reactor PARIS : The French government, which has asked state-controlled utility EDF to look into the feasibility of building six new EPR reactors, said it would not decide whether to go ahead […]

TotalEnergies’ bet on gas means no big emissions cut by 2030 – EQ Mag