Nuclear Policies rss

Low-carbon displaces coal in Poland's plan

21 August 2014

Belchtow coal mine and power plant (Greenpeace Polska - Bogusz Bilewski) 74x48Poland will reduce dependence on brown and black coal by introducing nuclear power and renewables, according a draft energy policy to 2050 released for consultation.

Park proposes Northeast Asian nuclear safety group

15 August 2014

Park Geun-hye 15 Aug 2014 48South Korean president Park Geun-hye has proposed establishing a Northeast Asia nuclear safety body with Japan and China. Other countries, she said, would be welcome to participate.

KazAtomProm chief to lead new energy ministry

08 August 2014

KazAtomProm president Vladimir Shkolnik has been appointed head of the country’s new energy ministry, which puts four previously separate government departments under one person’s control.

IAEA praises Jordanian progress

18 August 2014

Jordan has made "notable progress" in developing its nuclear infrastructure, a mission led by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has found. The team made several recommendations to the country for developing this further.

Canada and Kazakhstan prospects

15 August 2014

Canada Kazakhstan agreement August 2014 48An agreement to cooperate in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy signed by Canada and Kazakhstan in November has come into force.

Japan, Indonesia team up on HTGR development

05 August 2014

A demonstration high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) could be constructed in Indonesia following the signing of a cooperation agreement between Japan and Indonesia on developing such reactors.