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17 Oct Nuclear Construction Lessons Learned Guidance on best practice: nuclear safety culture

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2012
Engineering the Future, following a request from the Department of Energy and Climate Change and the Office for Nuclear Development, set up a steering group to examine the lessons that could be learned from recent civil nuclear power plant construction projects.  The project steering group was formed by representatives from relevant engineering institutions and bodies and considered both the lessons that could be learned and how they should be incorporated into the proposed UK new build programme. In October 2010 the project steering group delivered a report to Charles Hendry MP, Minister of State for Energy & Climate Change, on the construction lessons learned from six international nuclear new build projects
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17 Oct Nuclear Construction Lessons Learned Guidance on best practice : Concrete

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2012
Engineering the Future, following a request from the Department of Energy and Climate Change and the Office for Nuclear Development, set up a steering group to examine the lessons that could be learned from recent civil nuclear power plant construction projects.  The project steering group was formed by representatives from relevant engineering institutions and bodies and considered both the lessons that could be learned and how they should be incorporated into the proposed UK new build programme. In October 2010 the project steering group delivered a report to Charles Hendry MP, Minister of State for Energy & Climate Change, on the construction lessons learned from six international nuclear new build projects.
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17 Oct Nuclear Lessons Learned Guidance on Best Practice: Welding

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2012
Engineering the Future, following a request from the Department of Energy and Climate Change and the Office for Nuclear Development, set up a steering group to examine the lessons that could be learned from recent civil nuclear power plant construction projects.  The project steering group was formed by representatives from relevant engineering institutions and bodies and considered both the lessons that could be learned and how they should be incorporated into the proposed UK new build programme. In October 2010 the project steering group delivered a report to Charles Hendry MP, Minister of State for Energy & Climate Change, on the construction lessons learned from six international nuclear new build projects.
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17 Oct Policy Advisory: Energy Policy and Economic Opportunity – The Potential of Large Scale Electricity Exports

Irish Academy of Engineering (IAE)
2012
The opportunity to export electricity has arisen because of the difficulty the UK has in meeting its EU renewable energy targets; the commissioning of the East-West Interconnector in 2012 between Ireland and Great Britain; the opportunity to offload onshore wind in the Irish system which would otherwise have been curtailed off; and a surplus of conventional generation in Ireland. This report is the first in a new series of reports on Energy Policy and Economic Opportunity which will be produced by the Academy this year.  This series of reports will also address the role of Oil and Gas, Emerging Transport Technology and Conservation and Energy Efficiency.
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17 Oct Policy Advisory: The Future of Oil and Gas in Ireland

Irish Academy of Engineering (IAE)
2013
Ireland’s renewable energy supply has grown steadily in recent years but oil and gas continue to provide over 80% of Ireland’s energy supply.  The country’s dependence on these fossil fuels will continue for several decades to come and policy decisions which are taken now will impact significantly on Ireland’s future economic competitiveness. Government policies should promote further development of the natural gas market in Ireland as well as investment in strategic gas infrastructure.  Ireland’s energy import costs can potentially be reduced by over €300 million each year by switching from oil to natural gas in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. More needs to be done by Government also to attract oil companies with the technical and financial capacity to explore and develop Ireland’s offshore hydrocarbon resources.
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17 Oct Policy Advisory: Achieving Ireland’s Energy and CO2 Reduction Targets – An Alternative Approach

Irish Academy of Engineering (IAE)
2013
This policy advisory calls for a strategic rebalancing of Government energy policy between now and 2020 and focuses on the Residential, Commercial, Non-ETS Industrial and Public Service Sectors. Through innovative analysis, it proposes several pragmatic measures which have good payback, make national economic sense with associated opportunities for private enterprise, which will stimulate much-needed national economic growth and construction-related employment.
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17 Oct Position paper of the Committee on Mining of PAS – a letter to the European Commissioner for Energy

Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN)
2014
On climate and energy policies of the European Union. The document deals with matters of the energy safety of EU and its member states, employment, economy and its competitiveness.
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17 Oct Urban electric transport in large urban areas. Present and future prospects / Transportul electric urban in marile aglomerari urbane. Prezent si perspective

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2012
The work analyses the policies developed within the EU on public transport in large urban areas, the benefits from the “electrification” of transport means in terms of reducing pollution and increasing energy efficiency.
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17 Oct The use of natural agents and renewable and recoverable energy sources in refrigeration and climate conditioning facilities / Utilizarea agenţilor naturali şi a surselor de energie regenerabile şi recuperabile în instalaţiile frigorifice şi de climă

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2012
This paper attempts to examine the issue of air conditioning which must meet the following requirements: to conserve the energy, to protect the environment and to be compact as geometry. For this purpose are presented air conditioning refrigeration systems that use renewable energy sources (solar energy), natural refrigerants for environment protection, under international norms and compact heat exchangers (plate, microchanels).
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17 Oct Prospects for renewable energies via hydrogen for a sustainable urban transport / Prospecţii privind utilizarea energiilor regenerabile via hidrogen pentru un transport urban sustenabil

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2012
The aim of this paper is to give a snapshot of the possibility to introduce hydrogen into urban mobility in spite of the still existing technological drawbacks. A case study analyses, for a given situation, is proposed to be elaborated as an experimental application.
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