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Eurelectric emphasises the need to minimise Brexit disruption
21 June, 2018
Ahead of the June EU Summit, Eurelectric has called on policymakers...
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Trump proposes support for coal and nuclear
Monday, June 04, 2018 by US President Donald Trump on 1 June directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take "immediate steps" to support coal-fired and nuclear power plants to keep them open, saying it was a...

New Jersey signs clean energy laws
Friday, June 01, 2018 by New Jersey's Governor Phil Murphy in May signed legislation to establish a Zero Emissions Certificate (ZEC) programme which will recognise and compensate nuclear plants for...

Nuclear Innovation: Clean Energy Future initiative launched
Thursday, May 31, 2018 by The USA, Canada and Japan on 24 May launched the Nuclear Innovation: Clean Energy Future (NICE Future) initiative partnership at a side event during the 9th Clean Energy Ministerial...

Nuclear specialists reported to be leaving Ukraine
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by Employees of Ukrainian nuclear power plants are being dismissed and are leaving to work in Russia, Belarus and Turkey, as a result of underfunding of the industry, according to...

Russia completes power line to Crimea
Monday, May 14, 2018 by Work on the construction and installation of a high-voltage power transmission line from the Rostov nuclear power plant to the Crimea is planned to be completed before 15 May,...

USA pushes reactor deal with India
Thursday, April 19, 2018 by US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on 17 April, during a visit to in New Delhi, that Washington is seeking to complete the long-awaited Westinghouse nuclear reactor deal for...

New legislation allows New Jersey nuclear plants to continue operating
Monday, April 16, 2018 by The US state of New Jersey on 12 April passed legislation to prevent the premature closure its Hope Creek and Salem nuclear power plants.

US FirstEnergy to close its nuclear plants
Friday, March 30, 2018 by US utility, FirstEnergy Solutions, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corporation, is to close all of its nuclear plants – two in Ohio and one in Pennsylvania – totalling 4048MWe.

UK government defeated in House of Lords on plans to leave Euratom
Thursday, March 22, 2018 by The UK upper house of parliament, the House of Lords, on 20 March voted by 265 to 194 to insist the UK should not withdraw from the European nuclear agreement, Euratom, until...

Indonesia looks to SMRs
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by Indonesia's National Atomic Energy Agency (Badan Tenaga Nuklir Nasional - Batan) announced in March that it had launched a roadmap for developing a detailed engineering design for...

Vietnam strengthens nuclear cooperation with India
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by India and Vietnam on 3 March signed three agreements including a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to strengthen cooperation in nuclear energy, during Vietnamese President Tran...

Czech Republic under European pressure over Dukovany
Monday, February 26, 2018 by The head of the Czech State Office for Nuclear Safety, Dana Drábová, warned on 23 February about European Union (EU) pressure to close the Dukovany nuclear plant.

US budget proposals cause controversy
Thursday, February 15, 2018 by Although US President Donald Trump’s draft 2019 budget proposes $30.6bn for the Department of Energy (DOE), a 2% increase from the fiscal year 2017, a significant portion of the funds...

UK nuclear power industry faces Brexit challenges
Friday, February 02, 2018 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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...

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