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China and France sign several agreements
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
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
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
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
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
Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom has signed an agreement to cooperate with the Philippines on nuclear power.
France to revise nuclear reduction target
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Russia state nuclear corporation, Rosatom, has agreed a programme for nuclear cooperation with Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy.
US Entergy to continue operation of Palisades beyond 2018
US Entergy Corporation announced on 28 September that it has reversed its decision to close the Palisades nuclear power plant in Michigan in 2018. The plant will now operate under...
IAEA side events look at advanced reactors
Several side events which took place during the international Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) 61st General Conference in Vienna considered prospects for advanced reactors. At a side event ...
Russia and Cambodia sign nuclear cooperation agreement
Russia and Cambodia have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the field of the peaceful use of nuclear energy.
Japan issues new nuclear policy paper
Japan’s Atomic Energy Commission on 14 September called for nuclear power to remain a key component of the energy supply despite broad public support for a less nuclear-reliant society.
IAEA to host Ministerial Conference in UAE
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is hosting an International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century from 30 October to 1 November in Abu Dhabi.
Leading specialists support continuation of the Iran deal
More than 80 of the world's leading nuclear nonproliferation specialists issued a joint statement on 13 September explaining why the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between...