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INPRO News Archive


2015


IAEA Participates in COP21 as One UN for Climate Action

IAEA Participates in COP21 as One UN for Climate Action 2015-11-30 – The IAEA is participating in side events at the Paris Climate Conference, COP21, over the next two weeks, and is also hosting an exhibit in the One UN Exhibit Area themed "Sustainable Industries and Energy." Read more...


Does Nuclear Power Really Help Fight Climate Change? - IAEA Deputy Director General Chudakov

Does Nuclear Power Really Help Fight Climate Change? - IAEA Deputy Director General Chudakov 2015-11-27 – Having been a nuclear power reactor operator for a good part of my career, I understand very well the potential of nuclear energy. I have seen many improvements in technology and operational safety, as well as the financial and environmental benefits they have brought. Read more...


INPRO Steering Committee Gives Guidance on Future Projects

INPRO Steering Committee Gives Guidance on Future Projects 2015-11-23 – Reviewing progress in INPRO's current activities and discussing and providing guidance on new projects and other activities in the upcoming biennium (2016-2017) were the focus of the 24th Meeting of the INPRO Steering Committee, held on 11-13 November 2015 at the IAEA. Read more...


Roadmaps to Globally Sustainable Nuclear Energy Focus of INPRO Dialogue Forum

Roadmaps to Globally Sustainable Nuclear Energy Focus of INPRO Dialogue Forum 2015-10-27 – Forty experts from 23 Member States discussed key issues for achieving globally sustainable nuclear energy last week. They attended the 11th INPRO Dialogue Forum on 'Roadmaps for a Transition to Globally Sustainable Nuclear Energy Systems', held on 20-23 October 2015 at the IAEA in Vienna. Read more...


BATAN, Indonesia, presents NESA Report to IAEA

BATAN, Indonesia, presents NESA Report to IAEA 2015-09-30 – The National Nuclear Energy Agency of Indonesia (BATAN) has submitted the final report on its Nuclear Energy System Assessment (NESA) to the IAEA during the 59th IAEA General Conference. Read more...


Small Modular Reactors Offer Option for Near-Term Nuclear Power Deployment

Small Modular Reactors Offer Option for Near-Term Nuclear Power Deployment 2015-09-16 – Small Modular Reactor (SMR) designs and technologies that are under development in many Member States offer an option for enhancing security of energy supply in both expanding and embarking countries, an IAEA meeting heard today. Read more...


Safety of Sodium Cooled Fast Reactors Topic of IAEA-GIF Meeting

Safety of Sodium Cooled Fast Reactors Topic of IAEA-GIF Meeting 2015-06-29 – Experts from Member States, the Generation IV International Forum (GIF), international organizations and the IAEA met in Vienna last week to discuss different aspects of safety for the Generation IV Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactors (SFRs) under development worldwide. Read more...


INPRO Steering Committee Reviews Progress and Concepts for New Activities

INPRO Steering Committee Reviews Progress and Concepts for New Activities 2015-06-17 – At its 23rd meeting, the INPRO Steering reviewed progress on the INPRO Action Plan for 2014-2015 and reviewed initial concepts for new activities proposed for the next planning cycle (2016-2017). The meeting was held at the IAEA from 9 to 11 June 2015. Read more...


Enhancing Cooperation on Spent Fuel and High Level Waste Management

Enhancing Cooperation on Spent Fuel and High Level Waste Management 2015-06-02 – A better understanding of how international cooperation could enhance the management of spent nuclear fuel and high level radioactive waste - the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle - was the focus of a forum held at the IAEA last week. Read more...


INPRO Provides Innovative Training on Nuclear Energy Sustainability

INPRO Provides Innovative Training on Nuclear Energy Sustainability 2015-05-22 – The INPRO Section is providing online training sessions and workshops on nuclear energy sustainability and INPRO's activities for students at all levels, as well as faculty and research staff of nuclear universities and research centres in several Member States. Read more...


Nuclear Power After Fukushima: IAEA Projections

Nuclear Power After Fukushima: IAEA Projections 2015-05-15 – In the spring 2015 edition of Harvard College Review of Environment & Society, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Nuclear Energy, Mikhail Chudakov, writes that nuclear power remains an important option for many countries for improving energy security, reducing the impact of volatile fossil-fuel prices and fighting climate change. Read more...


Announcing the 10th INPRO Dialogue Forum

Announcing the 10th INPRO Dialogue Forum 2015-02-09 – Cooperative approaches to the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle, in particular drivers and legal, institutional and financial impediments will be the focus of the 10th INPRO Dialogue Forum, to be held on 26-29 May 2015 at the IAEA in Vienna. The deadline for nominations is 3 March 2015. Read more...


Thailand Joins INPRO as 41st Member

Thailand Joins INPRO as 41st Member 2015-01-05 – The IAEA is welcoming Thailand as the 41st member of the International Project on Innovative Nuclear Reactors and Fuel Cycles (INPRO). The country will be represented through the Thailand Institute of Nuclear Technology (TINT). Read more...


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