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UK report examines the risks of Brexit
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 In a report examining the implications of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union (Brexit), the cross-party UK parliamentary Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy...

Iran strengthens cooperation with Russia and the EU
Monday, May 01, 2017 Iranian and Russian officials meeting in Moscow on 8 April underlined the need to increase nuclear cooperation.

IAEA and Rosatom to support nuclear infrastructure development
Monday, April 24, 2017 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom have agreed to strengthen IAEA assistance to member states that are considering...

Entergy completes transfer to Exelon of Fitzpatrick NPP
Thursday, April 06, 2017 US Entergy Corporation has completed sale of the single-unit James A Fitzpatrick NPP in New York State to Exelon Generation, which agreed to buy the plant last August. Entergy...

Tepco seeks to integrate with other utilities
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) is looking to other utilities for help in restructuring power and transmission operations as part of its latest reform plan, hoping for rapid...

EC approves Belgian support scheme for ageing reactors
Monday, March 20, 2017 The European Commission (EC) on 17 March cleared a Belgian support scheme to compensate the operators of three nuclear reactors for potential financial risk, saying the measure was...

Taiwan sees mass anti-nuclear protests
Monday, March 13, 2017 In response to massive anti-nuclear protests in Taiwan on the sixth anniversary of the 11 March Fukushima accident in Japan, Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs promised to comply...

Iran and EU discuss nuclear cooperation
Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Foratom reluctantly welcomes new proposals to reduce emissions
Thursday, February 23, 2017 The European nuclear industry trade group Foratom on 21 February “partially” welcomed the outcome of a European Parliament vote on a European Commission (EC) proposal to revise the...

Ukraine increases nuclear share as power shortage looms
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Nuclear energy's share of Ukraine's electricity mix is "rapidly approaching" 60%, President Petro Poroshenko told a meeting of the National Security and Defence Council on 16...

More concern over Brexit
Monday, February 20, 2017 The UK government’s plans to leave the European Union (EU), and consequently the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom), could threaten plans to build new nuclear reactors...

Lloyds Register says nuclear is cheap power generation option
Monday, February 13, 2017 A report by Lloyds, “Lloyd’s Register Technology Radar – The Nuclear Perspective”, published on 9 February, says Nuclear energy is one of the cheapest options for power generation...

UK Opposition leader backs nuclear
Monday, February 06, 2017 Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the UK opposition Labout Party, has given his personal backing to a the new NPP planned for Moorside in Cumbria.

UK says IAEA deal may replace Euratom after Brexit
Wednesday, February 01, 2017 The UK Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis, told parliament on 31 January that the UK will seek an alternative agreement with the International Atomic...

IEA points to difficulties in France’s plans to reduce nuclear
Monday, January 23, 2017 France's "ambitious targets" to reduce its nuclear share of electricity production from more than 75% to 50% by 2025 may be compromised by a lack of alternative low-carbon energy...

China targets 16.5% growth
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Taiwan to end nuclear generation by 2025
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Taiwan's legislature on 12 January amended the Electricity Act, ending nuclear power generation in the country by 2025 and liberalizing the local electricity market.

Reducing Japan’s CO2 emissions depends on nuclear restarts
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Japan’s CO2 emissions from energy use increased for four consecutive years, reaching 1235 megatonnes in the 2013 fiscal year, partly because of the closure of its nuclear plants in...

Ghana achieves IAEA nuclear infrastructure milestones
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Ghana has achieved success in all the infrastructural issues which need to be considered before embarking on a nuclear power programme, Professor Benjamin Jabez Narko,...

Closure agreed of US Indian Point NPP
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 US Entergy Corp on 9 January reached an agreement with New York state to close the Indian Point nuclear power plant in 2021, ending a long-running dispute over the future of the plant.

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