COP 24: 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
6 December 2018 – 6 December 2018
At COP 24, the NICE Future initiative convened a side event on "Clean, Reliable Energy: Accelerating Emissions Reductions and Energy Security through Innovative Technology and Uses of Advanced Nuclear Energy." Speakers from governments, research organizations and NGOs worldwide discussed breakthrough innovative and integrated systems and applications. Of particular note were nuclear-renewable systems that enhance renewables integration into the grid and further enable both technologies.
"I am pleased that during COP 24 there is also a place for discussion on nuclear energy and its role in the energy systems of the future," said Poland's Minister of Energy, Krzysztof Tchórzewski, in keynote remarks.
News release: DOE's Office of Nuclear Energy leads NICE Future initiative event at COP 24