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small modular reactors

Small modular reactors – designing nuclear energy for African landscapes

Dr Kelvin Kemm breaks down anti-nuclear theory and analyses the need for and the design of small modular reactors in Africa.
Nuclear procurement

25 companies show interest in SA’s nuclear procurement, Nkabane

South Africa plans to issue a Request for Proposal for 2,500MWe of new nuclear capacity at the end of March 2022 and complete the procurement process in 2024.

Zimbabwe pledges commitment to nuclear safety

Zimbabwe pledged its commitment to nuclear safety and security this weekend by depositing legal instruments with the IAEA.

Nuclear security in Burkina Faso observed by IAEA advisory mission

On request from the Burkina Faso government, an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts from Lebanon, Niger, Senegal and the agency completed a nuclear security advisory mission to the country.

Modelling Africa’s Continental Power Systems Master Plan

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will partner the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as modelling partner for the development of the African Continental Power Systems Master Plan (CMP).
uranium resources

Uranium – Resources, Production and Demand

Sufficient uranium resources exist to support nuclear energy for low-carbon electricity generation and other uses such as hydrogen production but innovation is needed for processing techniques.

World’s uranium resources enough for the foreseeable future

Sufficient uranium resources exist to support the long-term, sustainable use of nuclear energy for low-carbon electricity generation, says a new joint report by the OECD NEA and the IAEA.
nuclear technique

Global nuclear industry shares technique amid the COVID-19 pandemic

The International Atomic Energy Agency is offering diagnostic kits, equipment and training in a nuclear-driven diagnostic technique to detect the virus.
nuclear technique

Over 140 countries commit to enhancing global nuclear security

Over 140 countries have adopted a declaration at the IAEA conference to enhance global nuclear security and counter the threat of nuclear terrorism.
climate change

Climate change: Impacts on the energy supply chain

The IAEA has released a new publication exploring the diverse range of impacts on the energy sector resulting from gradual climate change.