Economic and Social Considerations for the Future of Nuclear Energy in Society

First ECOSENS public event

Sep 8, 2023 | news

The first ECOSENS Scientific Event entitled “Powering the Future Responsibly: Assessing the Sustainability of Nuclear Energy” was held on August 29 2023 in Dessel, Belgium back to back with RICOMET conference. It focused on the ECOSENS sustainability assessment methodology integrating a societal perspective on Europe’s future energy system that includes advanced and innovative technologies including nuclear. The event was divided in three parts, and covered presentation of ECOSENS project and its progress in the first year, panel discussion to address the issues important for sustainability assessment with representatives from industry, members of organised local committees, researchers and civil society representatives, and debate the societal and technological assumptions used for the ECOSENS 2050 energy demand scenario. The basic documents supported the event are available at the ECOSENS website. The event was attended by more than 30 participants in person, but also online contributors. The discussion from scientific event will be testified in particular report.

Panel discussion on SMRs in RICOMET

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ECOSENS Newsletter – No.1 – December 2023

ECOSENS Newsletter – No.1 – December 2023

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New ECOSENS deliverables available

Three new ECOSENS deliverables  representing the complete package of documents necessary for the assessment of the sustainability of nuclear energy to be carried out in the project are now available on the project webpage.They are reporting on: the methodology...

An ECOSENS Stakeholder Webinar Report is available

The ECOSENS project  continued stakeholder discussions this summer with consideration of the major drivers of energy demand. A webinar (as well as a short discussion at the ECOSENS Scientific Event) critically examined project assumptions on the state of energy demand...