Tag: energy mix

Philippines to allow nuclear power into energy mix

The president of Philippines has signed an executive order allowing nuclear power to be included in the country’s energy mix as the government transitions away from coal-fired power facilities in order to meet its climate targets. On February 28, 2022 the order was signed and it was made public on March 3, 2022. According to NHK World-Japan, coal-fired power plants currently serve around 60 per cent of the Philippines’ overall energy needs.

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Power Sector Diversification To Drive Growth In UAE

Solar and nuclear power will grow considerably within the UAE’s power mix over the coming decade, making up more than two thirds of total net growth in capacity between 2021 and 2030. The completion of new nuclear reactors will, in combination with new solar and thermal capacity, push growth in the UAE’s power capacity beyond that of any other market in the MENA region.

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