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Nuclear aids New England energy security, say governors 

Nuclear aids New England energy security, say governors 

The governors of five states in the USA's New England region have called on the regional grid operator to evaluate incentives for nuclear energy, among other affordable, clean and secure energy options.

Nuclear Policies 15 August 2018


US agencies working on critical plantlist

US agencies working on critical plant list

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is working with the US Department of Defense, the Department of Energy and the National Security Council to identify power plants that are "critical" to the nation's power grid.
 

Nuclear Policies 10 August 2018


Connecticut regulators revise zero-carbon RFP

Connecticut regulators revise zero-carbon RFP

Dominion Energy has welcomed a decision by Connecticut regulators to redefine the "at risk" time period in its request for proposals for zero carbon resources, issued on 31 July.

Nuclear Policies 02 August 2018


Nuclear key to Ontario prosperity

Nuclear key to Ontario prosperity

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce has called on the leaders of the Canadian province to leverage its nuclear sector as part of a blueprint to help keep Ontario "open for business".

Nuclear Policies 01 August 2018


IAEA assesses Saudi nuclear infrastructure development

IAEA assesses Saudi nuclear infrastructure development

The International Atomic Energy Agency has completed a mission to Saudi Arabia to assess its development of the infrastructure required for a nuclear power programme.

Regulation & Safety 31 July 2018


Costs will dictate future of UK nuclear, says university

Costs will dictate future of UK nuclear, says university

Nuclear energy will be essential if the UK is to meet its greenhouse gas emission targets, a new briefing paper from Imperial College London concludes, but says the cost of new nuclear power plants needs to be reduced.

Nuclear Policies 31 July 2018


UK reports on radwaste management and disposal

UK reports on radwaste management and disposal

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has unveiled its single radioactive waste strategy and the BEIS parliamentary select committee has reported on national policy statement for geological disposal.

Waste & Recycling 31 July 2018


Nuclear still UK’s main low-carbon power source

Nuclear still UK’s main low-carbon power source

Official statistics confirm nuclear as the largest source of low-carbon electricity in the UK, contributing 20.8% of all electricity generated last year, which was broadly stable on 2016 when it accounted for 21.1%.

New Nuclear 26 July 2018


Korea relies on nuclear to cope with heat wave

Korea relies on nuclear to cope with heat wave

Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) has decided to restart Hanbit 3 and Hanul 2 in the second and third week of August in order to meet growing demand for electricity as the summer heat wave continues.

Nuclear Policies 23 July 2018


UK's post-Brexit nuclear plans face scrutiny

UK's post-Brexit nuclear plans face scrutiny

The UK government has launched a consultation on draft regulations that aim to enable a domestic nuclear safeguards regime following the UK's withdrawal from Euratom as part of its departure from the European Union.

Regulation & Safety 12 July 2018