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US budget proposals cause controversy
15 February, 2018
Although US President Donald Trump’s draft 2019 budget proposes $30.6bn...
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UK nuclear power industry faces Brexit challenges
Friday, February 02, 2018 The UK House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee said in a report, “Brexit: energy security, looking at implications for energy supply, consumer costs and...

France debates merits of cutting nuclear generation
Thursday, February 01, 2018 French state-owned utility EDF plans to keep most of its 58 nuclear reactors in operation until they are 50 years old, before embarking on a gradual shutdown from 2029,...

Bulgaria urged to consider new build
Monday, January 29, 2018 Bulgaria should accelerate new nuclear build to meet the growing need for reliable, low-carbon electricity, World Nuclear Association director general Agneta Rising told Energy...

Russia and Argentina expand nuclear co-operation
Thursday, January 25, 2018 Russia and Argentina signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 24 January to advance uranium exploration and production in Argentina.

Uganda looks to nuclear
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said on 18 January that, unless solar becomes a cheaper alternative source of clean energy, Africa and Uganda, in particular, will have to use...

UK details Euratom exit strategy
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 The UK government aims to maintain many of the benefits the UK has enjoyed from its membership of the European Atomic Energy Community, the UK secretary of state for business, energy...

China and France sign several agreements
Thursday, January 11, 2018 Several key agreements were signed during the first visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to China in the company of a business delegation.

Russia and Saudi Arabia strengthen nuclear cooperation
Monday, December 18, 2017 Russia and Saudi Arabia on 14 December signed a roadmap for nuclear energy cooperation, Russian state nuclear company Rosatom said.

Jordan and Russia sign MOU on SMRs
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) and the Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom on 9 December signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to investigate the possible use...

UK government announces support for nuclear innovation
Monday, December 11, 2017 The UK government on 7 December announced several measures intended to support the development of next-generation nuclear technology.

UK White Paper recognises importance of nuclear
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 The UK government supports innovation in the clean energy sector as one of four main economic drivers aimed at overall long-term growth, according to its 255-page...

Russia and Philippines sign nuclear cooperation pact
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom has signed an agreement to cooperate with the Philippines on nuclear power.

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.

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