Nuclear Policies rss

UK think tank urges nuclear innovation

28 April 2016

A think tank has urged the British government to spend money earmarked for nuclear R&D on ensuring that at least three advanced reactors including at least one small modular reactor (SMR) and a Generation IV design have completed regulatory assessment by the early 2020s.

EU-Iran cooperate on nuclear safety

22 April 2016

Salehi-Canete_April_2016-(AEOI)-48The European Commission and Iran are to launch their first nuclear safety cooperation project under a joint statement issued during an EU delegation's visit to Tehran.

Russia and Laos plan nuclear cooperation

15 April 2016

Rosatom-Laos April 2016 - 48A memorandum of cooperation in the field of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes has been signed by Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom and the ministry of energy and mines of Laos.

Study shows benefit of New York nuclear units

25 April 2016

FitzPatrick_(Entergy)_48The overall benefits of keeping New York's upstate nuclear power plants in operation under the state's Clean Energy Standards program would significantly outweigh the costs, a study by economists at the Brattle Group has found.

Russia, Jordan to cooperate on nuclear regulation

18 April 2016

Russia's nuclear regulator and Jordan's Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission recently signed an agreement to cooperate in the field of nuclear and radiation safety regulation.

Ukrainian reactors need two years to adjust to load-following

13 April 2016

Ukraine's Energoatom has said it would need at least two years and extra funds to introduce load-following at the 15 VVER units it operates. The Cabinet of Ministers requires the country's reactors to be adapted to load-following mode by the end of this year, according to its Action Plan for 2016.