Joint NEA/IAEA Expert Workshop on the

Technical and Economic Assessment of Non-Electric Applications of Nuclear Energy (NUCOGEN)

The workshop took place in Paris on 4-5 April 2013, and gathered nearly 30 invited experts from 9 NEA countries (Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Korea, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland and the United States), the IAEA, OECD/ENV and of course OECD/NEA. The workshop, organised in 6 sessions with 23 presentations in total, covered the following topics: district heating, desalination, high temperature applications (process heat and hydrogen production), hybrid energy systems combining nuclear power and renewable technologies, and economic modelling. A summary report identifying issues for further work and development as well as recommendations for policy-makers is under preparation.

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Last updated: 19 November 2013