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EDF Energy Gives Start-Ups Gateway into Energy Sector

EDF Energy’s innovation challenge is offering start-ups and entrepreneurs a chance to take their ideas to market through the company’s innovation accelerator Blue Lab. Companies whose ideas are deemed the best will be shortlisted, after which they will work closely...

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UK Generates Usable Electricity from Americium

The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and University of Leicester have generated usable electricity from the chemical element americium in what it believes to be a global first. The achievement is seen as a step towards potential use of americium in so-called space batteries, which may mean future space missions can be powered for up to 400 years.

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EU Needs 25% Nuclear Power To Meet Paris Climate Goals

The European Union will need to continue having a nuclear energy share of at least one-quarter until 2050 to meet the emissions reduction targets it has set for that year, according to a new report from Deloitte. The EU has set targets of reducing emissions by 40%...

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