Nuclear Policies

Nuclear Policies
India, Argentina further cooperation in nuclear energy

India, Argentina further cooperation in nuclear energy

India and Argentina have agreed to boost cooperation in the nuclear energy sector with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on 18 February by India's Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership and Argentina’s National Atomic Energy Commission during Argentine President Mauricio Macri's state visit to Delhi this week.

Nuclear Policies 20 February 2019


EU and IAEA set priorities for cooperation

EU and IAEA set priorities for cooperation

The European Union and the International Atomic Energy Agency have agreed at their seventh annual meeting of senior officials to further enhance cooperation and strengthen cooperation in training, research and development.

Nuclear Policies 14 February 2019


Indian government takes steps to get nuclear back on track

Indian government takes steps to get nuclear back on track

A lack of available domestically produced nuclear fuel and delays in constructing and commissioning nuclear power plants, including first-of-a-kind plants and the Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor, meant that India failed to meet its nuclear generation targets under the governmental plans over the decade to 2017.

Nuclear Policies 11 February 2019


Cooperation agreement for Rosatom and Russian Academy

Cooperation agreement for Rosatom and Russian Academy

Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom and the Russian State Academy of Sciences are to cooperate on joint scientific, technical and innovative activities in areas including nuclear energy, nuclear medicine and other areas under an agreement signed in Moscow on 7 February.

Nuclear Policies 11 February 2019


Taiwan government maintains nuclear phase-out

Taiwan government maintains nuclear phase-out

The Taiwanese government will proceed with its plan to phase out the use of nuclear energy, despite citizens voting against the policy in a recent referendum, the country's economic minister announced yesterday.

Nuclear Policies 01 February 2019


Choose nuclear, Korsnick tells US energy forum

Choose nuclear, Korsnick tells US energy forum

Solving the USA's energy and climate challenges is more complex than replacing carbon-emitting sources with intermittent renewables, Nuclear Energy Institute president Maria Korsnick told the US Energy Association's 15th State of the Energy Industry Forum earlier this week.

Nuclear Policies 31 January 2019


French nuclear industry sets medium-term plans

French nuclear industry sets medium-term plans

The French nuclear industry has today signed a strategic contract with the government and unions, covering the period 2019-2022, which proposes an action plan for the industry to succeed in "high-stake" projects.

Nuclear Policies 28 January 2019


Russia and Serbia to cooperate in nuclear power

Russia and Serbia to cooperate in nuclear power

Russia and Serbia have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in nuclear energy and a joint statement on strategic partnership for the construction of a centre of nuclear science, technology and innovation.

Nuclear Policies 18 January 2019


US nuclear innovation act becomes law

US nuclear innovation act becomes law

Bipartisan legislation modernising US nuclear regulation and supporting the establishment of a licensing framework for next-generation advanced reactors has been signed by US President Donald Trump. The Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernisation Act became law on 14 January.

Nuclear Policies 17 January 2019


UK continues to prepare for Euratom exit

UK continues to prepare for Euratom exit

Delivering the deal negotiated with the European Union "remains the government's top priority", the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said in an update on EU exit preparations on 11 January.

Nuclear Policies 14 January 2019