Release of the IEA/NEA Technology Roadmap: Nuclear Energy – 29 January 2015
The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the International Energy Agency (IEA) hosted a free webinar on 29 January 2015 at 3:00 pm (CET) to disseminate the findings from the latest edition of the IEA/NEA Technology Roadmap: Nuclear Energy.
The 2015 edition:
- Outlines the current status of nuclear technology development and the need for additional R&D to address increased safety requirements and improved economics.
- Provides an updated vision of the role that nuclear energy could play in a low-carbon energy system, taking into account changes in nuclear policy in various countries, as well as the current economics of nuclear and other low-carbon electricity technologies.
- Identifies barriers and actions needed to accelerate the development of nuclear technologies to meet the Roadmap scenario.
- Shares lessons learnt and good practices in nuclear safety and regulation, fuel practices, construction, decommissioning, financing, training, capacity building and communication.
Last reviewed: 25 January 2015