SMRs have gained a lot of attention for their myriad advantages, most notably their modularity. The field of SMRs is just emerging and models are still under development, leaving the field wide open for competition. And a new, unexpected candidate may be stepping up to take the lead in the SMR vanguard: Romania.
European Union countries are considering a one-year delay to the launch of a new European carbon market for buildings and transport, pushing back the start to 2027, as they seek a compromise on more ambitious climate policies, draft documents show.
The Dutch government is working towards the construction of two new nuclear power plants, according to a national energy system plan outlined recently.
In an about-turn, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, acknowledged that the EU’s electricity market “does not work anymore” and needs to be adapted to the “new realities of dominant renewables.”
UK green hydrogen company Protium has secured €46.6 million investment in its latest funding round led by SWEN Capital Partners. This is the largest funding secured for a pure play green hydrogen energy company in the UK to date.