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On the 140th anniversary of the start of its activities, Edison has presented a development strategy to 2030 and its ambitions to 2040 – “Edison 140 years – Towards 2030-2040”. The portfolio of activities to 2030 will see renewable electricity generation represent over 45% of the group's profitability, services to industrial and domestic customers and the public administration will contribute approximately a quarter, gas and thermoelectric production will represent 30%. Looking to 2040, Edison says it “has the ambition of developing new nuclear power if the conditions are created for his return to Italy”.

Date: Wednesday, 11 October 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsedison-looks-to-revive-nuclear-power-in-italy-11206817

Italy’s Lower House of Parliament has passed two motions aimed at reversing Italy’s earlier decision to abandon nuclear energy. The text commits the government to “consider including nuclear power as an alternative and clean source of energy production in the national energy mix” so as to “accelerate Italy’s decarbonisation process.”

Date: Wednesday, 17 May 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsitaly-may-reconsider-nuclear-power-10852845

The Baden-Württemberg Ministry of the Environment has granted utility EnBW Kernkraft GmbH approval to decommission and dismantle unit 2 of its Neckarwestheim NPP. The plant is due to shut down later this month. The 1400 MWe Neckarwestheim 2 pressurised water reactor began operating in 1989. It generated more than 11 TWh of electricity in 2022.

Date: Wednesday, 12 April 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsdecommissioning-progresses-in-germany-10747989

The IAEA is addressing some of today’s biggest global challenges, IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi told delegates at the opening of the Agency’s 66th annual General Conference which ran from 26-30 September.

Date: Thursday, 06 October 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsiaea-increases-its-projections-for-nuclear-power-growth-10062251

Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection (Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz - BMWK) has announced that it will extend the possible operation of two of its three remaining nuclear power plants until mid-April 2023 to provide an "emergency reserve" this winter in face of the current energy crisis resulting from sanctions on Russian oil and gas. The plants are scheduled for closure in December in line with Germany’s nuclear phase-out plan.

Date: Friday, 09 September 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newstemporary-reprieve-for-two-german-npps-9988470