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New man at FORATOM’s helm

FORATOM, the trade association representing the European nuclear industry, has announced today that Yves Desbazeille has been appointed its new Director General. He succeeds Jean-Pol Poncelet, who will step down 1 August after six years. Yves Desbazeille is French and...

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Possible implications of Brexit for nuclear industry

Two UK parliamentary committees and the UK Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) have recently published reports emphasising the importance of the UK government taking action in order to ensure that the nuclear sector (including new build, decommissioning, R&D and...

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#DoYouKnow: #Nuclear technology is part of our everyday lives as a result of medical, agricultural and industrial a… https://t.co/FOHuNojsww
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RT @Nuclear_Matters: Thousands of jobs, billions in economic benefits AND zero emissions? Yeah, #nuclear energy is the definition of #goals…
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RT @NIAUK: .@beisgovuk figures show 45% electricity is low carbon in 2016, but more needed to meet future demand → https://t.co/ipdwb3Jra2
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RT @iaeaorg: #Fusion offers an unlimited supply of clean #energy. See how it works & what major #scientific challenges lay ahead. https://t
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"#Nuclear fusion has long held the hope of clean, safe and limitless energy" #Google https://t.co/g8VaDvOBqQ
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In order to meet the objective of limiting #GlobalWarming, all low-carbon energy sources are needed #Nuclear is par… https://t.co/L5m8HBJmUw
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RT @Nuclear4Climate: It is time for all low carbon solutions including #nuclear to be part of the conversation on #climatechange #COP23 @UN…
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RT @WECnuclear_EU: The inevitable doubling of energy demand DOESN’T have to mean doubling our CO2 Emissions. #Nuclear4Climate #ParisAgreeme…
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#Nuclear accounts for 27% of electricity production and nearly 50% of low-carbon electricity in the #EU… https://t.co/mW9sKSo4d4
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RT @Elektrarne: 90% CO2 FREE electricity during summer heats. Water level in Slovak rivers is low, but all #nuclear units are online! https…
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RT @WECnuclear_EU: Nuclear energy helps us down the right path towards a low-carbon economy: keep nuclear in the mix 2 realise #ParisAgreem…
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RT @Nuclear_Matters: #Nuclear power plants create high-paying jobs like it’s … well, like it’s their job. https://t.co/NunlGanyPK https://t
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RT @ForumNucleaire: La technologie #nucléaire offre une alternative propre aux pesticides pour lutter contre les insectes https://t.co/Vrtc
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RT @WECnuclear_EU: Security of supply is and should be a crucial factor for the #EnergyUnion and the Market Design. #CleanEnergyEU #CleanEn…
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RT @iaeaorg: Tracking atoms in soil & water helps farmers grow more food in #Cambodia, improving incomes & reducing chemical use: https://t
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#DoYouKnow: The amount of #CO2 emitted by #nuclear is comparable to that of #renewables #ClimateChange… https://t.co/LGO2QiSBHQ
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RT @Nuclear4Climate: France's electricity is 97% low carbon today! Thanks to #nuclear & renewables @UNFCCC #COP23 #climatechangemitigation…
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RT @ForoNuclear: Curso “La Tecnología Nuclear y sus Aplicaciones en la Vida Cotidiana” https://t.co/MJqaZqqm5t
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RT @SFENorg: Etats-Unis : partenariat renforcé sur les réacteurs rapides au sodium https://t.co/qECoIivQH5 @AECOM @Exelon @ge-@gehnuclear h…
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RT @SFENorg: #changementclimatique : des climatologues demandent à @EmmanuelMacron de s'appuyer sur l'énergie nucléaire https://t.co/gOVYzu
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Press release

New man at FORATOM’s helm

FORATOM, the trade association representing the European nuclear industry, has announced today that Yves Desbazeille has been appointed its new Director General. He succeeds Jean-Pol Poncelet, who will step down 1 August after six years. Yves Desbazeille is French and...

read more

Newsfeed

Possible implications of Brexit for nuclear industry

Two UK parliamentary committees and the UK Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) have recently published reports emphasising the importance of the UK government taking action in order to ensure that the nuclear sector (including new build, decommissioning, R&D and...

read more

Twitter

#DoYouKnow: #Nuclear technology is part of our everyday lives as a result of medical, agricultural and industrial a… https://t.co/FOHuNojsww
7 3
  @FORATOM

What does nuclear contribute to Europe's economy?

Nuclear reactors in operation in the EU

€ Billion/year

Jobs

%

Electricity production

What people say

Richard Harrington

“Nuclear power still has a “key role” in keeping Britain’s lights on and reducing carbon emissions”

Richard Harrington, UK energy minister (source: Financial Times, 27 June 2017)

Donald J. Trump

  

“We will begin to revive and expand our nuclear energy sector, which produces clean, renewable and emissions-free energy”

Donald J. Trump, US President (source: thehill.com, 29 June 2017)

Rick Perry

 

“If you really care about this environment that we live in, then you need to be a supporter of this amazingly clean, resilient, safe, reliable source of energy [nuclear]”

Rick Perry, US Secretary of Energy (source: Bloomberg, 14 June 2017)

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