Monday, 09 November 2009
Ongoing project : GILDED
(Governance, Infrastructure, Lifestyle Dynamics and Energy
Demand: European Post-Carbon Communities).
Friday, 06 November 2009
The European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and the Indian Government signed today a cooperation agreement in the field of fusion energy research.
Wednesday, 21 October 2009
EU nuclear research promotes the peaceful use of the nuclear fission and aims to reassure those who are worried about nuclear energy.
Friday, 14 August 2009
Romanian scientists have developed a new technology for reinforcing the wall of a fusion reactor to resist hot plasma.
Wednesday, 15 July 2009
Italian scientists have newly demonstrated an efficient method for isolating the 100 million degree hot plasma within the fusion reactor and marked an important step for ITER, the world's biggest experiment to replicate the sun's fusion power on the earth.
Wednesday, 24 June 2009
The European Commission is committed to supporting research on safety and increased sustainability of nuclear power plants and on optimising the management of radioactive waste from the nuclear fuel cycle.
Tuesday, 23 June 2009
Presentations covered the following topics: * Safety of existing installations (Generation II Reactors)
* Research needed to improve performance of Nuclear Power Plants (Generation III Reactors)
* Innovative reactor concepts (Generation IV Reactors)
* Partitioning and transmutation of nuclear waste
* Education and training needs in the filed of nuclear physics
* The Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technology Platform (SNETP)
Wednesday, 03 June 2009
Nuclear Energy production in Europe has reached a crossroads. Many of the running nuclear power plants are getting close to the end of their original set life.
Tuesday, 26 May 2009
The European fusion community is putting into operation its first powerful supercomputer aiming to analyse the behaviour of burning plasmas and of the materials surrounding them in a fusion reactor.
Thursday, 19 March 2009
New technologies have been developed for the disposal of packages containing highly active and long-lived radioactive waste produced by nuclear power plants.