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Russia and Philippines sign nuclear cooperation pact
15 November, 2017
Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom has signed an agreement...
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France to revise nuclear reduction target
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 The French government plans to come up with a more "realistic" target to reduce the share of nuclear energy in the country's energy mix, Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot told a...

Rosatom considers delaying reactor commissioning
Monday, October 30, 2017 Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom is considering postponing commissioning new nuclear plants in the face of rising energy prices and pressure from competitors and...

France to decide reactor closures next year
Monday, October 30, 2017 France will decide by the end of 2018 how many nuclear reactors will close to meet a target of reducing dependence on nuclear energy, Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot told French...

Ukraine plans nuclear expansion
Thursday, October 26, 2017 Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom and Japan’s Toshiba on 25 October signed a memorandum of understanding and development of cooperation on the modernisation of Ukrainian nuclear...

South Korea to complete Shin-Kori 5&6
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in on 22 October promised to enhance the safety of nuclear reactors after accepting a recommendation by a public debate commission to resume...

Rosatom signs agreements with Morocco and Algeria
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Morocco’s Ministry of Energy, Mineral Resources and Sustainable Development and the Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom on 12 October signed a memorandum of understanding on the...

US President Trump decertifies Iran deal
Monday, October 16, 2017 US President Donald Trump on 13 October refused to certify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran signed in July 2015 by Iran and the E3/EU+3 (China, France,...

Rosatom extends cooperation with Saudi Arabia
Monday, October 09, 2017 Russia state nuclear corporation, Rosatom, has agreed a programme for nuclear cooperation with Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy.

US Entergy to continue operation of Palisades beyond 2018
Monday, October 02, 2017 US Entergy Corporation announced on 28 September that it has reversed its decision to close the Palisades nuclear power plant in Michigan in 2018. The plant will now operate under...

IAEA side events look at advanced reactors
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Several side events which took place during the international Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) 61st General Conference in Vienna considered prospects for advanced reactors. At a side event ...

Russia and Cambodia sign nuclear cooperation agreement
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Russia and Cambodia have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the field of the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

Japan issues new nuclear policy paper
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Japan’s Atomic Energy Commission on 14 September called for nuclear power to remain a key component of the energy supply despite broad public support for a less nuclear-reliant society.

IAEA to host Ministerial Conference in UAE
Monday, September 18, 2017 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is hosting an International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century from 30 October to 1 November in Abu Dhabi.

Leading specialists support continuation of the Iran deal
Monday, September 18, 2017 More than 80 of the world's leading nuclear nonproliferation specialists issued a joint statement on 13 September explaining why the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between...

Ukraine reveals new energy strategy
Monday, August 28, 2017 Ukraine’s new energy strategy document, Security, Energy Efficiency, Competitiveness, approved by the cabinet on 18 August, sees nuclear's share of electricity generation remaining...

BWXT wins NASA contract to design nuclear thermal propulsion reactor
Thursday, August 10, 2017 The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced on 2 August that it had awarded BWXT Nuclear Energy (a subsidiary of BWX Technologies) a three-year $18.8m...

Iran and Russia increase co-operation
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 Iran and Russia plan to increase their cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

Nuclear produced a fifth of UK electricity
Thursday, July 27, 2017 The United Kingdom's eight nuclear power stations produced more than one fifth (21%) of the UK’s low-carbon electricity in 2016, with intermittent renewables (wind , solar,...

Japan-India deal comes into force
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 A civil nuclear cooperation agreement between India and Japan, signed during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Japan visit last November, came into force on 20 July. It is the...

Japan approves co-operation deal with India
Thursday, June 08, 2017 Japan's parliament on 7 June approved a civilian nuclear cooperation treaty with India, despite opposition concerns that technology exported to a non-signatory of the...

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