The Predisposal Management of Radioactive Waste (PREDIS) Horizon 2020 project targets the development and improvement of activities for the characterisation, processing, storage and acceptance of intermediate- and low-level (ILW/LLW) radioactive waste streams. The project is being carried out by a consortium of 47 partners from 17 countries and is coordinated by VTT Technical Research Centre
The SNETP FORUM 2021 will take place virtually on 2-4 February 2021. Find the detailed programme of the Forum here. Registration Please click here to register. Event details Free SNETP event. Considering the impossibility to meet physically, SNETP will facilitate this event free of charge for all SNETP member organisations. Virtual forum. The event
The availability of competencies in the labour market of nuclear energy is under considerable stress due to its phasing out in some countries and political attitudes towards the sector. If you are relevant to the field, please participate in the survey conducted by the H2020 - GRE@T-PIONEeR project which aims at securing the availability of
During the 14th SET Plan Conference on 23 & 24 November 2020 the 2020 SET Plan progress report was released. This plan gives an overview of the implementation status of the SET Plan by mid-2020 and describes how the SET Plan activities are aligned with the European Green Deal and the Next Generation Europe. The
The Horizon 2020 SHARE project, focusing on creating a roadmap for research in decommissioning, will hold an online workshop from 1 to 3 December 2020. This online event will be an opportunity to discover the first results of the project, the methodology used and the next steps; to coordinate with other international initiatives; and to
In November 2020 the Union of the Electricity Industry (Eurelectric), that represents the interests of the electricity industry at pan-European level, published the position paper "Unlocking the potential of Small Modular Reactors in the EU". This paper highlights the fact that nuclear is the largest source of carbon free electricity generation in many Member States
A series of nuclear projects funded under the Horizon 2020 Euratom programme and labelled by one of SNETP pillars (NUGENIA, ESNII & NC2I) have recently kicked off (see list below). Project factsheets with detailed information on each of the projects will be added to the SNETP portfolio page in the upcoming weeks.
METIS Press release - EDF Group leads on METIS project that assesses the seismic risk of Nuclear Power Plants The methods and tools innovations for seismic risk assessment (METIS) Horizon 2020 project has been officially launched after a recent virtual kick off meeting. It aims to improve confidence in nuclear safety by advancing the approach
In September 2020, NUGENIA Technical Area 2 (part of SNETP) published the paper "Achievements in Severe Accidents Research (2015-2020)" in the Spanish journal Nuclear España presenting the major achievements on severe accidents accomplished by this area in the last five years. The article also presents some of the dissemination activities, such as the Severe Accident
In October 2020, NC2I, one of the three pillars of SNETP, published its Roadmap for the Deployment of Industrial Nuclear Cogeneration in Europe. The paper highlights the fact that nuclear heat is a unique solution for curbing industrial greenhouse emissions and can therefore contribute to reaching the Green Deal objectives.