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15 September 2022, 12:00 – 13:30 CEST 

 

Decarbonisation of the world’s energy sector is a challenging task that many governments around the world are working on. As a stable and low-carbon source, nuclear energy can play a significant role in contributing to climate change mitigation efforts as well as in addressing the energy supply issues.

This webinar will discuss... more

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The Financing of SMRs 

Challenges and Opportunities

 

Tuesday 18 May, 14:00-16:00 CEST

 

IFNEC, in cooperation with the Nuclear Energy Agency, organized the first webinar on ‘The Financing of SMRs: Challenges and Opportunities’ as part of the NEA – IFNEC Nuclear Financing Webinar Series on Tuesday 18 May, 14:00-16:00 CEST.

Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) offer a number of specific features that may... more

NEA-IFNEC Financing Initiative

High-Level Warsaw Conference on Nuclear Financing 

Tuesday, 23 November, 2021 - 14h:00 - 17:00 CET

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In 2021, NEA and IFNEC have organized a series of joint webinars on a number of conceptual and practical issues pertaining to nuclear new build financing. These events aim to advance ongoing policy discussions and are shaping a forthcoming NEA report on financing f... more

The IFNEC Reliable Nuclear Fuel Services Working Group in cooperation with the Rosatom Technical Academy Moscow Office will conducted a webinar on

THE FUTURE OF SPENT FUEL MANAGEMENT

October 11, 2021, 14:00 CEST

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Purposes of the webinar:

To present comprehensive perspectives on how spent fuel will be managed in the future through the developm... more

Webinar 3 IFNEC NEA Series

 

Tuesday 14 September, 14:00 - 16:00 CEST

There is increasing evidence that the timeliness of completion and the ability to control costs is also a function of the contractual structures of nuclear new build projects. In an overall framework of appropriate risk allocation, such contractual structures, on their own, as well as in conjunction with specific additional incentives (bonuses for effic... more

ESG

 

IFNEC, in cooperation with the Nuclear Energy Agency, organised the second webinar on ‘Taxonomies, Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria and the role of nuclear energy’ as part of the NEA – IFNEC Nuclear Financing Webinar Series on Monday 19 July, 14:00-15:30 CEST. 

There has been a growing emphasis in the financial sector in financing sustainable infrastructure and energy project... more

Issues in the Financing of Nuclear New Build

14 - 15 January, 2021, 14:00 – 17:30 CET

 

Background

Under the oversight of its Nuclear Development Committee (NDC), the NEA is preparing a report on financing frameworks for Nuclear New Build (NNB) in OECD countries. The key objectives of this report will review the challenges facing new nuclear financing in OECD countries, analyze good practices in ... more

The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) hosted a webinar on 24 February 2021 to discuss findings of a new NEA report on strategy and considerations for the back-end of the nuclear fuel cycle.

A wealth of technical information exists on nuclear fuel cycle options, covering various combinations of nuclear fuel types, reactor types, use... more

The Covid-19 pandemic crisis has brought immense implications for businesses, shuttering the economies and societies worldwide. Like the rest of the world, the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) has to adjust its practices to adapt to the new situation.

The Executive Committee Meeting and the 2020 Global Ministerial Conference, initially planned for Mombasa, Kenya, are... more

The Covid-19 pandemic crisis has brought immense implications for businesses, shuttering the economies and societies worldwide. Like the rest of the world, the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) has to adjust its practices to adapt to the new situation.

The Executive Committee Meeting and the 2020 Global Ministerial Conference, initially planned for Mombasa, Kenya, are... more

The Nuclear Supplier and Customer Countries Engagement Group met with the objective to discuss activity results & planning for 2021 and to share inputs on the IFNEC Vision & Strategy Paper. 

Detailed agenda available on the IFNEC Resource Library.

To access presentations related to the IDWG meeting, please click on the password protected RL link

The Working Group has noted that although there is widespread interest in the potential to dispose of spent fuel (SF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW) in deep boreholes, there are limited opportunities to obtain current information on this developing technology.  The objective of the webinar is to provide a comprehensive overview of the technology and its potential role as the only recogniz... more

 

  • Webinar #1 – National Market Perspectives Regarding SMR Market Development – Emerging Countries Have a Conversation on Deployment

          Date: June 2, 2020, 14:00 – 15:30 CEST

Chaired by Shi Lishan, Deputy Director-General of the National Energy Administration of China & IFNEC Steering Group Vice-Chair.

Opening remarks by Suzanne Jaworowski, Senior Advisor. U.S. Department of Energy (DOE... more

The Multinational Repository Concept: Shared Solutions for Solving the Radioactive Waste Management Challenge facing Emerging Countries and those with Small Nuclear Programs 

Please find the presentations here.

Please find the answers to all questions raised during this webinar here.

This panel discussion focused on shared waste management solutions for current and emerging nuclear countries,... more

IFNEC’s Technical Secretariat is hosted by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) in France. Like so many, our Secretariat is teleworking due to the COVID-19 situation, but continues to actively work with IFNEC members. Our thoughts are with those affected and hope all are staying safe. 

Please find our program for 2020 : IFNEC Calendar

For any questions or further information about IFNEC, email or... more

On 13 and 14 November IFNEC held its Global Ministerial Conference "Bringing the World SMRs and Advanced Nuclear" which gathered high level presentations from our member countries, industry and international organizations. The conference had Suzie Jaworowski as Mistress of Ceremonies, who after each session took the chance to reflect on each presentation highlighting their most salient remarks.  ... more

On November 12, 2019, the RNFSWG met in Washington DC. The topic addressed in the meeting include:

  1. A review of the Working Group's past accomplishments. 
  2. A short summary of the December 2018 RNFSWG Workshop on Approaches to Financing a Multinational Repository. The printed version of the full Report of the Workshop was distributed to the meeting participants, and the electronic version can be do... more

The Nuclear Supplier and Customer Countries Engagement Group met with the objective to discuss, through case studies, how cooperation between supplier countries and customer countries can support the development of a safe nuclear programme in the customer country, as well as the development of a strong safety culture.

To view the meeting documents please click here to access the Resource Library.... more

SG Chair Julián Gadano chaired the Steering Group meeting hosted by Ms Suzanne Jaworowski, SG Vice Chair and the Department of Energy of the United States. The meeting took place in Washington DC.  

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SG meeting group

 To view the related documents click here (password protected site)

 

The Executive Committee of the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) congratulated Ms. Suzanne Jaworowski (United States) on assuming the role of Steering Group Chair. Ms. Jaworowski is the Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor in the Office of Nuclear Energy at the US Department of Energy and serves as the Political Liaison between the Office of Nuclear Energy and the Secret... more

The IDWG meeting addressed the topic of export controls as an enabler of nuclear cooperation, and gathered experts from the US, China, Russia, UAE and Kenya as well as from the IAEA, the Nuclear Suppliers Group and Pillsbury. The NSCCEG meeting discussed best practices in developing safety culture, with presentations from the Chinese and French regulators, as well as from Rosatom with a focus on ... more

The Infrastructure Development Working Group co-Chairs, Alex Burkart and Zbigniew Kubacki chaired a workshop on "nuclear energy beyond electricity generation" which was held at the Ministry of Energy of Poland, in Warsaw. 

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Nuclear technology is today widely used to produce electricity without a negative impact on the environment. No harmful emissions, small footprints of nuclear power plants, re... more


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IFNEC NSCCEG Webinar: Opportunities and challenges for nuclear energy in the context of carbon neutrality

September 15, 2022

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