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HALEU: A New Fuel For Small Nuclear Power Plants Energy security 1 Top story

Uganda has a newer and perhaps a cheaper technology to choose in its nuclear ambitions with the emergence of High Assay Low Enriched Uranium
08:22
08:22

Buyende Leaders Demand Sensitization on Nuclear Power Plant Vision 2040. 1 2

After a feasibility study in 2019, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development identified Buyende as one of the eight potential sites in the country for the establishment of the 34.359 trillion Shillings power plant. Other sites are Nakasongola, Kassanda, Kiruhura, and Lamwo Districts among others.
17:32
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A Glimpse Into Uganda’s Energy Transition Strategy (Part One) COP28 Dubai 1 Top story

Uganda is seeking to accelerate its efforts to reach universal access to clean energy. Today only 57% of Uganda’s population has access to some sort of clean energy or electricity.
16:15
16:15

Global Investment in Clean energy Rose to USD 1.7 Trillion IRENA 1

Findings of a study released by the International Energy Agency indicate that solar energy is set to eclipse oil production for the first time.
19:04
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Buyende Residents Warned Against Selling Land Ahead of Nuclear Power Plant 2 1

According to Emmanuel Wamala, the Assistant Commissioner Nuclear Fuel and Radioactive Waste, the project will need an estimate of one square mile of land for the nuclear energy power plant and an additional 34square miles to be gazetted for emergency zone for safety of the population.
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Rate of Self-Referred, Sought CT Scans Worry Experts 5 1

Speaking during a regional meeting on the optimization of radiation protection of patients in Computed Tomography organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Monday, Radiologists said it’s important for them to put in place regulations that ensure only those that really need clinical investigations using CT undergo it.
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16:54

Public Acceptance Key to Nuclear Energy Rollout, Say Ministers 1 4

From the conference, it is clear that the world is likely to see more nuclear power plants constructed between now and 2050. But speakers and promoters of this technology as part of energy security say it is crucial that the public is consulted about the likely risks and benefits of nuclear energy.
11:45
11:45

Uganda’s Nuclear Power Plant to Cost USD 9 Billion IRENA 3 1 Top story

While some have described Uganda’s nuclear/atomic energy ambitions as a huge gamble, Engineer Irene Batebe, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development said the project is on course and it is hoped that Uganda will have its first 2000-megawatt nuclear power plant running by the end of 2031.
17:58
17:58

More Fossil Fuels Consumed Around the World-Report oil and gas 1 Top story

According to the report, the second half of 2021 saw the beginning of the biggest energy crisis in modern history, exacerbated by the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine in early 2022 and unprecedented global commodity shock.
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12:16

Ugandan Scientists Use Nuclear To Tackle Cassava Brown Streak Virus 1 Top story

Scientists hope to use nuclear technology through irradiating cassava tissue to increase the diversity of varieties, including some with new traits. The method is about to yield positive results says Dr. Emmanuel Ogwok, a Senior Research Officer at the NaCRRI of the National Agricultural Research Organisation in Uganda and a lecturer at Lira University.
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International Atomic Energy Agency Endorses Uganda’s Nuclear Power Development 4 1

Mehmet Ceyhan, the Mission Team Leader said they reviewed 19 nuclear infrastructure issues to assess Uganda’s readiness towards construction and operation of the first nuclear power plant that includes legal and regulatory frameworks, management, nuclear security and safety. Others are procurement, site and supporting facilities, funding and financing, human resource development, electrical grid, emergency planning, radiation protection, nuclear fuel cycle, and radiative waste.
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