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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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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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Thanks for the retweets this week @HenryKBarton @NIAUK much appreciated 🙂 - I sent this with https://t.co/7UingUhNQE
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Thanks for the retweets this week @AlekSaGor @PMOprof @niasa_za much appreciated 🙂 ➡️Want this 🆓❓https://t.co/MqDMNimRBa
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RT @Nuclear_Matters: The world keeps growing and support for #nuclear energy must grow with it. Let @moms4nuclear explain why. https://t.co
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Worth keeping in mind while discussing the EU’s #energy and #climate goals #CleanEnergyEU #EnergyUnion… https://t.co/lERTx2AvzA
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RT @WECnuclear_EU: Nuclear's contribution to the #EnergyUnion is indispensable,just look at the numbers! #CleanEnergyEU #CleanEnergyEU @Mar…
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RT @edfehinkleyc: Work continues as 100 tonne dumpers transport materials along the deep dig heavy haul route https://t.co/H1dU2LjVGx
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RT @WECnuclear_EU: 56,000,000,000 tonnes of CO2 prevented by switching to nuclear! #CleanEnergyEU honouring our #ParisAgreement #EuEnergyD…
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Impressive: check out the construction process of the UAE’s #Barakah #Nuclear Power Plant https://t.co/4lDSwqsMkD @CWMiddleEast
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"Clean energy of all kinds should not be in competition, but be used in combination" #nuclear #ParisAgreement https://t.co/WbEapSAfYp
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#DoYouKnow that the #nuclear industry supports around 800,000 jobs in Europe. Visit our website for more informatio… https://t.co/V2aLWkpUdq
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Thanks for the retweets this week @SNE_TP @warwickpipe much appreciated 🙂 (Want this? It's FREE! https://t.co/gYyamIwbon)
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RT @SFENorg: Les Etats-Unis allouent plusieurs millions de dollars pour soutenir la recherche nucléaire https://t.co/NQZylbcAc4 @ENERGY @Vi…
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RT @WECnuclear_EU: Nuclear in Europe offers>800,000 jobs&is available 24/7/365=reliability4 lowcarbon #CleanEnergyEU is essential @MarosSef…
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ICYMI: Check out the "Making Sense of Nuclear" guide and see what's changed in the #nuclear debate… https://t.co/izpCZKIZMg
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RT @WorldNuclear: Are you excited about what the future holds? Watch our #nuclearfootprints animation: https://t.co/RkBlIbVk6v https://t.co
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RT @ForoNuclear: Datos relevantes del proyecto de fusión nuclear @iterorg en nueva infografía: https://t.co/SMYN8Gk58Z. Fusión nuclear, la…
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RT @Nuclear4Climate: CO2 Intensity of Electric Cars We need low carbon power to decarbonize transport #COP23 #nuclear #RenewableEnergy htt…
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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

RT @ForoNuclear: Curso “La Tecnología Nuclear y sus Aplicaciones en la Vida Cotidiana” https://t.co/MJqaZqqm5t
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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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