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USA pushes reactor deal with India
19 April, 2018
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on 17 April, during a visit to in...
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New legislation allows New Jersey nuclear plants to continue operating
Monday, April 16, 2018 The US state of New Jersey on 12 April passed legislation to prevent the premature closure its Hope Creek and Salem nuclear power plants.

Indonesia looks to SMRs
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 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 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 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 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 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...

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