SUSTAINABLE NUCLEAR: An Assessment of the Sustainability of Nuclear Power for the EU Taxonomy Consultation 2019

This new Sustainable Nuclear Assessment Report was prepared for the European Commission Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, as well as for the international investment and financing community, to help them fairly and robustly evaluate the overall sustainability of nuclear energy as an investment. Our central finding is that nuclear energy is a sustainable energy investment.

ENERGY DISRUPTORS: UNITE 2019

At Energy for Humanity we share the mission described by Energy Disruptors of uniting the entire spectrum of the energy industry around the common goal of accelerating pragmatic and profitable solutions to the world’s biggest energy challenges.

AFRICA NUCLEAR BUSINESS PLATFORM (October 2019)

Africa is hungry for energy, and nuclear power could be part of the answer for an increasing number of countries. A third of the almost 30 countries currently considering nuclear power are in Africa.

Effects of heatwaves on nuclear plants

For the second summer in a row, some nuclear power plants in Europe have been forced to temporarily shut down or reduce power output due to extreme heat waves. Some have suggested that this curtailment demonstrates that nuclear energy is ill-adapted to a warming climate.

CLEAN ENERGY MINISTERIAL: FLEXIBLE NUCLEAR CAMPAIGN FOR NUCLEAR-RENEWABLES INTEGRATION

The Clean Energy Ministerial Flexible Nuclear Campaign is among the first efforts to include flexible advanced nuclear technologies in large-scale modelling of energy systems.

Open Letter: For the Future of Humanity: Climate Policy with Nuclear Energy

Open Letter: “We believe that the urgency of the climate crisis is reason enough to abandon the nuclear phase-out in Belgium and Germany.”

UK Advisory Board recommends GBP1 billion boost for innovation

The UK’s Nuclear Innovation & Research Advisory Board (Nirab) has recommended that the UK Government should consider investing up to GBP1 billion (USD1.3 billion) between 2021 and 2025 to boost the progress of innovation in the nuclear energy sector.

Public consultation response on the EIB Energy Lending Policy

On 29th March 2019, Energy for Humanity submitted a response to the European Investment Bank (EIB) Public Consultation on its Energy Lending Policy (ELP). 

Advanced Reactors Summit Trailblazer Awards to Honor Energy for Humanity, Nuclear Titan Series, GAIN Initiative 

Energy for Humanity, a key global advocate for solving environmental challenges and enabling universal access to modern energy services, will receive the 2018 Advanced Reactors Summit Trailblazer Award.

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Air Pollution

Air pollution is a major environmental and health hazard causing up to 7 million premature deaths every year, whilst doing …

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The myth of powering the world with 100% renewables has started to crack

Changing beliefs is hard.  We live in a time when all opinions are considered valid, whether from experts or lay people. But beliefs don’t change physics and if we want to change the world, we need more nuclear power to replace a large portion of today’s fossil generation.

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