News

28
Jan

The GEMINI+ booklet is online!

The GEMINI+ partners produced a booklet dedicated to nuclear cogeneration through High Temperature Gas Cooled Reactors (HTGRs) for industry and transport. Dedicated to the general public, the stakeholders from the political spheres, from industry and from financial institutions, this document outlines: what is the potential of HTGR technology how can it contribute to achieving the European energy transition why Poland made it

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30
Sep

Mark your calendar for the GEMINI+ Final Workshop!

To mark the end of the GEMINI+ project which was launched in September 2017, join the GEMINI+ Final Workshop organised online, on 25 November. This half-day event (8:45 am to 1 pm) will provide a perspective on the contribution that High Temperature Reactors (HTRs) may bring to deep decarbonisation besides focus on a real potential first demonstration project in Poland. 

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30
Jun

HTR 2020 postponed to 2021

The HTR 2020 is postponed to May-June 2021. More information regarding the deadlines for submission, review notification and full submission will be provided once schedule for HTR2021 is confirmed.    ABOUT HTR 2020 When: 6-8 October 2020 (postponed to 2021) Where: Yogyakarta, Indonesia   The International Topical Meeting on High Temperature Reactor Technology is the sole international conference focusing on high-temperature gas-cooled reactors

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30
Apr

OPINION – Sobolewski: What’s next with the Polish project of a high-temperature reactor for the heat and hydrogen production?

The subject of the high temperature reactor project went to the Polish Parliament forum on the last day of January this year, thanks to the presentation that I had a honour to present at the meeting of the Parliamentary Mining and Energy Team, chaired by the Member of Parliament Mr. Ireneusz Zyska – writes Dr Józef Sobolewski, former director of

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26
Mar

In Japan, HTTR is about to restart

The Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) received the basic agreement from the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) in Japan toward restart HTTR on 25 March 2020. After the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami on 11 March 2011, new regulation standard for the test and research reactors was issued by NRA on 18 December 2013. JAEA submitted an application for the permission

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19
Mar

GEMINI+ newsletter n°2 is available!

Have a look at the second edition of the GEMINI+ newsletter, produced in collaboration with the European Nuclear Cogeneration Industrial Initiative (NC2I)!

10
Feb

GEMINI+ Workshop on HTGR Neutronics

In the framework of the GEMINI+ project, a 5-day joint workshop took place in Swierk (Otwock – Poland) from 30 January to 5 February 2020. Organised by NUCLIC and NCBJ, this workshop gathered 10 participants and was dedicated to the improvement of HTGR neutronics modelling. Participants used the SERPENT computer code to perform neutronics calculations on increasingly complicated HTGR models, which are

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18
Nov

HTR 2020 – Call for papers

When: 6-8 October 2020 Where: Yogyakarta, Indonesia The International Topical Meeting on High Temperature Reactor Technology is the sole international conference focusing on high-temperature gas-cooled reactors and process heat application technology. HTR 2020 provides a comprehensive networking and exchange forum for professionals in R&D and in industry as well as for decision makers from governments, utilities, end-user industries and vendors. Attendees will obtain

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30
Oct

NC2I repository available on the GEMINI+ website

The NC2I repository (initially hosted on the SNETP website) is now available on the GEMINI+ website! The purpose of this online library is to store in one single location the reports and deliverables produced in the past years and dealing with HTR technology. For instance, FP6 RAPHAEL, FP7 ARCHER, FP7 NC2I-R, H2020 GEMINI+ deliverables and many others are available on

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27
Nov

GEMINI+ project kicks off

The GEMINI+ consortium met on 27-28 September in Warsaw to officially kick off the project. GEMINI+ aims to develop a Trans-Atlantic Partnership to Accelerate the Development of Improved, Intrinsically Safe and Versatile Nuclear Energy Technology. During the meeting, partners exchanged on the High-Temperature Gas cooled Reactor (HTGR) technology and on how to promote and work towards the commissioning and deployment

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