Energy policy rss

BRICS plans energy association in wake of new bank

Nuclear Policies

21 July 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced plans to establish a BRICS "energy association" that will include a fuel reserve bank and an energy policy institute.

Funds approved for stalled US federal projects

Nuclear Policies

15 July 2014

Funding for licensing of the Yucca Mountain repository and for construction of the MOX plant are included in the fiscal 2015 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act. The bill has been approved by the US House of Representatives but awaits final approval by the Senate.

India allocates funds for nuclear

Nuclear Policies

11 July 2014

The Indian government has announced an increase of almost 27% in its budget for atomic research and nuclear power for the latest fiscal year. Investment in nuclear-related public enterprises has also significantly increased.

Belgian court rejects nuclear tax complaint

Corporate

18 July 2014

Electrabel said it will reconsider the future of its nuclear activities in Belgium after the Constitutional Court dismissed an appeal over the tax levied on nuclear power operators in 2012 by the Belgian government.

Energoatom welcomes choice of vendor

Nuclear Policies

14 July 2014

Ukraine’s cabinet of ministers has a "completely new attitude" towards nuclear power and supports the idea of building new reactors using technology "of Western design", Energoatom President Yuri Nedashkovskiy has said.

Ten nations petition Brussels for nuclear

Nuclear Policies

04 July 2014

The Czech government has expressed the common view of ten European countries in favour of nuclear power in a letter to the European Commission.