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Poland looks to nuclear
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by Poland’s Ministry of Energy on 23 November published its draft Polish Energy Policy until 2040 (PEP2040). The document will be subject to public consultations until 15 January 2019,...

Taiwan closes Chinshan
Monday, December 10, 2018 by Taiwan’s oldest operating nuclear plant, Chinshan 1 (a 636MWe boiling water reactor), ceased operations on 5 December and has officially entered decommissioning.

Argentina signs strategic agreement with Russia
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 by Argentina on 1 December signed a strategic document with Russia on cooperation in the peaceful uses of atomic energy.

South African parliamentary committee supports nuclear
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 by South Africa’s Portfolio Committee on Energy (PCE) on 27 November announced its strong support for including nuclear power in South Africa's future electricity mix.

Taiwan votes to retain nuclear
Friday, November 30, 2018 by Taiwan’s Economy Minister Shen Jong-chin will within two months propose a new energy policy based on energy efficiency, green power and nuclear power, the Central News Agency reported...

France postpones NPP closures
Thursday, November 29, 2018 by French President Emmanuel Macron on 27 November announced a multi-year energy programme (EPP) which included the closure of 14 reactors by 2035. The announcement came amid massive...

Nuscale signs MOU with Bruce Power
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by NuScale Power announced on 27 November that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Canada’s Bruce Power to develop a business case to introduce NuScale’s small...

WNA: Poland needs nuclear
Thursday, November 22, 2018 by Agneta Rising, director general of the World Nuclear Association (WNA) says that it is urgent for Poland to act now and become the next country to use nuclear generation to meet...

Spain to close its nuclear reactors by 2030
Monday, November 19, 2018 by Spain plans to close its last nuclear reactors and coal power plants before 2030, according to State Secretary for Energy José Dominguez.

UK updates policy on advanced nuclear technologies
Monday, November 12, 2018 by The UK government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has updated  its policy paper on advanced nuclear technologies, first announced at the Nuclear...

IEA report raises concerns about Swiss nuclear phaseout
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by An International Energy Agency (IEA) report, “Energy Policies of IEA Countries: Switzerland Review 2018”, launched on 9 October, warns that Switzerland’s planned nuclear...

US places controls on nuclear exports to China
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 by US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on 11 October limiting sales of its civil nuclear technology to China on the grounds that it could be diverted for military and...

IPCC issues alert on climate change
Monday, October 15, 2018 by A report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released on 8 October warns that unprecedented change is needed to limit global warming.

California sets clean energy targets
Thursday, September 13, 2018 by California's governor Edmund Brown on 10 September signed Senate Bill 100, which sets a 100% clean energy goal for the state by 2045 and issued an executive order setting a target...

Russia approves agreement on nuclear plant construction in Uzbekistan
Monday, September 10, 2018 by Russia’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved a draft agreement on cooperation in construction of nuclear power plants in Uzbekistan, the Cabinet website announced on 7 September.

France to announce new energy targets in October
Thursday, September 06, 2018 by France’s newly appointed environment minister, Francois de Rugy, said on 5 September that new target dates for adjustments to the national energy mix would be announced in late...

Japan pushes on with nuclear restarts
Friday, July 06, 2018 by Japan’s  Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) on 4 July approved the restart of the Japan Atomic Power Co’s (JAPC’s) Tokai 2 in Ibaraki Prefecture.

France reaffirms commitment to nuclear
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by France's minister of economy, Bruno Le Marie, opened the World Nuclear Exhibition 2018 in Paris on June 26 by reinforcing the importance of the nuclear industry for France saying that...

Eurelectric emphasises the need to minimise Brexit disruption
Thursday, June 21, 2018 by Ahead of the June EU Summit, Eurelectric has called on policymakers to minimise any possible disruption resulting from Brexit on the energy and climate agenda. This is the main message...

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