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The UK's Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and the Environment Agency have completed a project piloting a nuclear regulatory sandbox process, using artificial intelligence (AI) as the test case. This project, which has reported its conclusions, will help inform the development of a regulatory approach to AI.

Date: Saturday, 11 November 2023
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The upcoming Joint Project on Waste Integration for Small and Advanced Reactor Designs - or WISARD - will focus on exploring how front-end and design phase decisions impact back-end strategies to support sustainable future nuclear systems.

Date: Saturday, 28 October 2023
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The Roadmaps to New Nuclear conference, organised by the French Ministry for Energy Transition and the OECD’s Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) in Paris, resulted in two communiques signed by energy ministers and industry representatives emphasising the need for nuclear energy.

Date: Tuesday, 03 October 2023
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Representatives of the nuclear industry in OECD nations, and representatives of the governments of 20 countries, have issued communiqués committing to work together to expand nuclear energy capacity, after the inaugural Roadmaps to New Nuclear conference organised by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the French government.

Date: Saturday, 30 September 2023
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“Uranium 2022: Resources, Production and Demand”, widely known as the Red Book, is the 29th edition of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and International Atomic Energy Agency's biennial report. The 568-page report presents the most recent review of world uranium market fundamentals and offers a statistical profile of the uranium industry. It includes 54 country reports on uranium exploration, resources, production and reactor-related requirements, 36 of which were prepared from officially reported government data and narratives, and 18 that were prepared by the NEA and IAEA secretariats.

Date: Saturday, 08 April 2023
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Conference concludes in Washington DC IAEA International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century was hosted by the US under the patronage of energy secretary Jennifer Granholm. Image courtesy IAEA. The IAEA International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century concluded on Friday with an appeal by its director-general Rafael Grossi to global leaders to “advance the benefits” of nuclear power and commit to making nuclear contribute in the fight against climate change.

“In four years, another conference like this will take place. Let’s make it our commitment that many of the things that we said during these days in Washington needed to be done, are going to be already well under way,” Mr Grossi said in his concluding remarks.

“It is not only the good thing to do. It is what we all need,” he said.

Date: Wednesday, 02 November 2022
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IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi and US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm closed the IAEA International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century which ended in Washington DC on 28 October. Grossi made a global appeal to advance the benefits nuclear energy in face of a pessimistic new report on climate change and the ongoing energy crisis.

Date: Tuesday, 01 November 2022
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NEA’s William Magwood chosen for ‘outstanding leadership’ William Donald Magwood, director-general of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA). Image courtesy NEA. The 2022 International Nuclear Societies Council (INSC) global award has been won by William Donald Magwood, director-general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Paris-based Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), a spokesperson for the INSC said.

Mr Magwood was selected for the award for his outstanding leadership, achievements, and contributions to the progress in nuclear safety technology and peaceful use of nuclear energy, and his “competence, expertise, and ability in the advocacy of present and future nuclear technology”.

The award will be presented to Mr Magwood on 15 November 2022 at an INSC meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, said the award committee.

Date: Saturday, 29 October 2022
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A new report by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), “Beyond Electricity: The Economics of Nuclear Cogeneration”, published on 22 July says: “Nuclear energy is an important source of low-carbon electricity and plays a significant role in avoiding carbon emissions. It has the potential to contribute further to the decarbonisation of the world’s energy sector if it is also used to provide heat for industrial applications, which today mainly run on fossil fuels.”

Date: Friday, 29 July 2022
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