Nuclear Policies rss

China plans for nuclear growth

20 November 2014

China's nuclear generating capacity is set to triple over the next six years, according to an energy development plan published by the State Council.

Nuclear industry shares IEA concern

12 November 2014

UPDATED The World Nuclear Association "shares the concern" of the International Energy Agency that urgent action will be needed to steer the world's energy system onto a safer, low-carbon path.

China, South Africa extend nuclear cooperation

10 November 2014

South Africa and China have signed an intergovernmental framework agreement on nuclear cooperation. It follows the recent signing of similar accords with France and Russia.

Australia, India to expedite trade agreement

18 November 2014

Modi-Abbott_Nov_14_(PM_of_India)_48The prime ministers of India and Australia have underlined their commitment to implementing agreements that will enable Australian uranium to be exported to India.

Iran denies violation of NPT commitments

10 November 2014

UPDATED Iran has rejected the charge it has violated one of the commitments it made in the Joint Plan of Action it agreed at a meeting with P5+1 leaders in Geneva last year.

Swiss energy policy ready for parliamentary debate

29 October 2014

The first package of measures of Switzerland's proposed new energy policy - including the phase out of the use of nuclear energy - is ready to be debated by the parliament, a committee of its lower house has announced.