Nuclear Policies rss

Euratom to continue participation in GIF

08 February 2016

An EU Council of Ministers working group has recommended the European Atomic Energy Community's (Euratom's) participation in the Generation IV International Forum (GIF) be extended for a further ten years. The final adoption of this decision by the Council of Ministers is expected soon.

Royal recognition for Jordan's nuclear program

02 February 2016

Jordan_IAG_Feb_2016_(RHC)_48King Abdullah II of Jordan has stressed the importance of moving ahead with the country's plans for nuclear energy, calling for Jordan to become a role model for the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

New York includes nuclear in clean energy portfolio

22 January 2016

Ginna_(Exelon)_48The State of New York Public Service Commission yesterday ruled that non-carbon-emitting generation resources including nuclear power plants must be included in the state's Clean Energy Standard portfolio. The CES is to include a support mechanism for upstate nuclear power plants at risk of closure for economic reasons.

India joins nuclear liability convention

05 February 2016

India_CSC_ratification_(IAEA-Calma)_48India yesterday deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Ukraine and France discuss cooperation in nuclear energy

01 February 2016

French diplomats met with Ukrainian parliamentarians last week to discuss increased cooperation between the two countries in nuclear energy. Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator Energoatom announced on 29 January that a meeting with the parliamentary Committee on the Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety had been held the previous day on the initiative of the French embassy in Kiev.

Implementation day for JCPOA

18 January 2016

JCPOA_Implementation_Day_(D_Calma-IAEA)-48Implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between Iran and the E3/EU+3 countries has begun after the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed that Iran had taken all the necessary measures. New technology will play a key role in the IAEA's Iranian monitoring activities.