Nuclear Policies

Nuclear Policies
Hungary and China sign nuclear energy cooperation agreement

Hungary and China sign nuclear energy cooperation agreement

A memorandum of understanding on the peaceful uses of nuclear energy has been signed by the China Atomic Energy Authority and Hungary's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Nuclear Policies 10 May 2024


UK consults on proposed planning policy for fusion plants

UK consults on proposed planning policy for fusion plants

Fusion plants will not be subject to the same nuclear site licensing process as fission reactors, with the UK government instead proposing developer-led site selection and their designation as nationally significant infrastructure projects.

Nuclear Policies 09 May 2024


Estonian parliament begins preparations for nuclear power programme

Estonian parliament begins preparations for nuclear power programme

Members of Estonia's parliament, the Riigikogu, have submitted the draft resolution which will allow preparations to begin for the adoption of nuclear energy in the country and the creation of a suitable legislative and regulatory framework.

Nuclear Policies 09 May 2024


China and France aim to strengthen nuclear energy cooperation

China and France aim to strengthen nuclear energy cooperation

China's CGN and France's EDF have signed a Letter of Intent on deepening and expanding cooperation on nuclear energy - it came as President Emmanuel Macron hosted a visit to France by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Nuclear Policies 09 May 2024


IAEA, Iran look to revive cooperation under 2023 agreement

IAEA, Iran look to revive cooperation under 2023 agreement

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said he has proposed a set of "concrete practical measures" to revitalise the agency's 2023 Joint Statement with Iran during a visit to the country this week.
 

Nuclear Policies 08 May 2024


WEC panelists welcome growth in support for nuclear power

WEC panelists welcome growth in support for nuclear power

The public and political perception of nuclear energy has significantly improved over the past few years, speakers agreed in a panel session during the recent World Energy Congress 2024.

Nuclear Policies 07 May 2024


Alberta, Saskatchewan to cooperate on nuclear energy

Alberta, Saskatchewan to cooperate on nuclear energy

The governments of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan have signed a memorandum of understanding to advance the development of nuclear power generation in support of both provinces' need for affordable, reliable and sustainable electricity grids by 2050.

Nuclear Policies 03 May 2024


NNSA collaborates with Japan, Korea on research reactors

NNSA collaborates with Japan, Korea on research reactors

The US Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration has signed bilateral agreements with Japan and South Korea to cooperate in optimising the nuclear non-proliferation features of their respective research reactor models aimed at export markets.

Nuclear Policies 01 May 2024