Industry associations rss

Korsnick calls for concerted nuclear advocacy effort

Nuclear Policies

24 May 2017

Maria Korsnick - NEA2017 - 48The US nuclear energy industry must work together to strengthen existing relationships and build new coalitions among supporters of nuclear energy's different attributes, according to Nuclear Energy Institute president and CEO Maria Korsnick.

GNI calls for new approach to nuclear expansion

Nuclear Policies

03 May 2017

Significant changes in technology development and global governance are needed for nuclear energy to continue playing a vital role in combating climate change, according to a new report from the Global Nexus Initiative (GNI). The report makes recommendations to address these issues.

UK nuclear's future in government hands, say reports

Nuclear Policies

02 May 2017

Two UK parliamentary committees have published separate reports - one related to research and development, the other concerning Brexit - that both call on the government to take action to ensure the future competitiveness of the country's nuclear industry.

SMRs could 'help secure' post-Brexit nuclear industry

Nuclear Policies

08 May 2017

The UK should focus on developing small modular reactors (SMRs) to secure its nuclear industry after the country's exit from the European Union, according to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. In its report Leaving the EU, the Euratom Treaty Part 2: A Framework for the Future, issued on 5 May, IMechE says SMRs could "present the UK with key export opportunities and return the country to the international nuclear reactor supply arena".

NIA sets out six priorities for Euratom exit

Nuclear Policies

03 May 2017

The UK government needs to work closely with industry to bring about replacement arrangements for the European Atomic Energy Community in a timely manner for the country's nuclear industry, the Nuclear Industry Association says in a position paper published today. The NIA represents more than 260 companies including nuclear power station operators, new build developers and vendors, those engaged in decommissioning, waste management, all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle, supply chain and consultancy companies.

US administration urged to address waste issue

Waste and Recycling

02 May 2017

As the US Congress begins hearings on proposals to amend 35-year-old legislation on nuclear waste policy, the US Nuclear Energy Institute has called on the administration to facilitate the licensing of the Yucca Mountain repository and private interim storage facilities.