Finnish minister says, nuclear is required for net zero

Finnish minister says, nuclear is required for net zero Europe can’t become net zero without the help of nuclear.. That’s the message conveyed by Finnish Minister of Economic markets, Mika Lintilä at the Nordic Nuclear Forum in Helsinki. “Nuclear power plays a key role in clean energy production and Finland‘s aim to reach carbon-neutrality by…
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New wind farms invested in by Europe totals €41bn

New wind farms invested in by Europe totals €41bn: In 2021, Europe spent an increasing total of €41 billion (£34.6bn) on new wind energy projects. WindEurope’s current report indicates the whole investment was less by 11%, when related to 2020. Nevertheless, the writers of the report mention the investments included 24.6GW of installations, which is…
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Biggest CO2 emitters of all is the over 60s?

Biggest CO2 emitters of all is the over 60s? Those aged 60 years and above emit higher carbon dioxide emissions compared to any other age group. Norwegian University of Science and Technology presented new research which says that people 60 and over were accountable for almost 33% of entire greenhouse gas emissions for 2015. The…
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Finland’s deferred nuclear plant begins making power

Finland’s deferred nuclear plant begins making power: It has been reported that the postponed Olkiluoto 3 (OL3) nuclear reactor in Finland has begun creating electricity. Operator TVO verified the 3rd nuclear unit was joined up to the power grid for the 1st time on 12th March 2022, nearly 12 years following its planned introduction. Throughout…
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Octopus has signed 4 wind farm agreements

Octopus has signed 4 wind farm agreements: Octopus Renewables has reported it has signed 4 wind farm deals. It is an expert clean energy investor and part of Octopus Energy Group. The deals are for wind projects that will be set up in the UK, Sweden, France & Finland along with having an predicted united…
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Construction of a nuclear waste storage facility approved

Construction of a nuclear waste storage facility approved:The Swedish government has approved a location 130 kilometres north of Stockholm for the storage of spent radioactive nuclear fuel. The licence permits the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company (SKB), the developer of Sweden’s geological disposal facility (GDF), to begin preliminary work on the Forsmark site.…
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