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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has released its annual outlook for nuclear power in the coming decades, increasing its global growth projections for a third year. IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi announced the new projections, contained in the 137-page annual report “Energy, Electricity and Nuclear Power Estimates for the Period up to 2050”, during the opening of the IAEA’s 2nd International Conference on Climate Change and the Role of Nuclear Power 2023: Atoms4NetZero in Vienna.

Date: Thursday, 12 October 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsiaea-annual-projections-for-nuclear-increase-11209931

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

CO2 emissions from the USA's largest 100 power producers increased by 7% between 2020 and 2021, according to the latest benchmarking study in a series that began in 1997. 2021's CO2 levels nonetheless remained 16% lower than 1990 levels and about 34% lower than their peak in 2007.

Date: Friday, 09 September 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Benchmarking-study-sees-uptick-in-US-emissions

Germany's phase-out of nuclear energy will only lead to the country missing its 2030 carbon emissions target, 25 leading foreign and German environmentalists, journalists and academics have written in an open letter to the German public. They call on German politicians to be "brave enough" to change legislation to at least postpone the shutdown of the country's reactors.

Date: Saturday, 16 October 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Germans-asked-to-keep-reactors-in-operation

Nuclear reactors generated a total 2553TWh of electricity in 2020, down from 2657TWh in 2019, according to the latest World Nuclear Performance Report released by the World Nuclear Association (WNA). Despite the small decline, WNA Director General, Sama Bilbao y León, said "the resilience and flexibility shown by the global nuclear fleet tell a very positive story."

Date: Tuesday, 07 September 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswna-stresses-nuclears-resilience-9058084

Nuclear reactors generated a total 2553 TWh of electricity in 2020, down from 2657 TWh in 2019, according to the latest World Nuclear Performance Report released by the World Nuclear Association. Despite the small decline, the Association's Director General, Sama Bilbao y León, said "the resilience and flexibility shown by the global nuclear fleet tell a very positive story."

Date: Friday, 03 September 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/2020-highlighted-nuclears-resilience-says-World-Nu

Carbon dioxide emissions from the USA's 100 largest power producers fell 10% between 2019 and 2020, according to the latest in a series of benchmarking studies dating back to 1997. Nuclear accounted for over half of the zero-carbon resources which together generated about 38% of US electricity in 2020.

Date: Thursday, 22 July 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/US-benchmarking-study-reflects-decarbonisation-eff

After falling by about 1% in 2020 due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, global electricity demand will increase by 5% in 2021 and 4% in 2022, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). However, almost half of this increase will be from fossil fuels - notably coal - threatening to push CO2 emissions from the power sector to record levels in 2022. Nuclear power generation is forecast to grow by around 1% in 2021 and by 2% in 2022.

Date: Friday, 16 July 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Emissions-set-to-rise-with-growth-in-coal-use,-say