Nuclear Policies rss

EDF Energy awaits Scottish vote

18 September 2014

The Scottish referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country that is taking place today will affect EDF Energy "whatever the outcome", Vincent de Rivaz, the French-owned company's CEO, said in a letter to staff.

The value of nuclear

11 September 2014

Fertel - WNA Symposium 2014 - 48Liberalized electricity markets fail to appreciate the value nuclear power provides as a reliable, clean and cost-effective fuel that helps keep the grid stable, Marvin Fertel of the Nuclear Energy Institute said today.


Australia and India sign bilateral

08 September 2014

Abbott-Modi_(PM_of_India)_48The signature of a long-awaited bilateral nuclear cooperation agreement has opened the door for the sale of Australian uranium to India.

South Africa plans for sustainability

12 September 2014

Phumzile_Tshelane_(WNA)_48Plans for nuclear power figure heavily in South African energy policy - and the country aims to ensure long-term security of supply by developing its own fuel cycle capabilities.

New minister tours Fukushima plant

08 September 2014

Obuchi at Fukushima 48In her first week as Japan's minister for trade and industry, Yuko Obuchi has visited the damaged Fukushima Daiichi plant to offer her support to workers there.

Ukraine to sign reactor contract in months

03 September 2014

Ukraine plans to sign an agreement to construct new nuclear power reactors by the end of this year, Ukrainian prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk told the country's cabinet of ministers today.