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The final report pf Estonia’s Working Group on Nuclear Energy has concluded that the introduction of nuclear energy would support the achievement of climate objectives, security of supply and stability of the energy system.

Date: Friday, 05 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsestonian-working-group-assesses-nuclear-energy-potential-11411458

The Estonian government's Nuclear Energy Working Group has concluded that introducing nuclear energy to the country would help to meet climate goals and increase energy security, with small modular reactors (SMRs) deemed to be the most suitable for the country.

Date: Thursday, 04 January 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Estonian-report-backs-nuclear-s-climate-goals-pote

US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, at the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Bucharest, announced US actions “to further the role of new, secure, and safe nuclear technologies in accelerating the clean energy transition”. The US State Department said in a statement. “These actions expand on Romania’s leadership role in building the first small modular reactor (SMR) in Europe and in converting a former coal plant to advance nuclear energy”. The Three Seas Initiative, launched in 2016, includes Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Austria, Estonia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Latvia and Lithuania.

Date: Friday, 15 September 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsus-launched-nuclear-expediting-the-energy-transition-next-for-smr-support-11146882

Estonia's Fermi Energia has selected GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's (GEH's) BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) for potential deployment in the Baltic country by the early 2030s. Two other SMR designs had been under consideration.

Date: Thursday, 09 February 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/BWRX-300-selected-for-Estonia-s-first-nuclear-powe