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Nuclear industry sets expectations of next European Commission

Nuclear industry sets expectations of next European Commission

Leaders from across the European nuclear industry have published a manifesto outlining their priorities for the new European Commission. Nuclear energy, they note, plays a crucial role in providing the EU with secure and affordable energy.

Nuclear Policies 14 June 2024


US, EC bodies call for enhanced security of radioactive sources

US, EC bodies call for enhanced security of radioactive sources

Leaders from the US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration and the European Commission have highlighted the need to strengthen security of radioactive sources in open civilian facilities such as hospitals, research laboratories, and industrial facilities to prevent the use of these materials in acts of terrorism.

Regulation & Safety 24 May 2024


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Nucleareurope calls for expansion of EU hydrogen output

Nucleareurope calls for expansion of EU hydrogen output

Nuclear trade body Nucleareurope has highlighted the benefits of European-based hydrogen production from nuclear energy in a new position paper.

Energy & Environment 22 May 2024


EU sets out terms of approved Czech nuclear state aid

EU sets out terms of approved Czech nuclear state aid

The European Commission has approved the Czech Republic's proposed public support package for new nuclear - after a series of modifications were made to address their concerns during an inquiry which began in June 2022.

Nuclear Policies 01 May 2024


Workshops to extend US nuclear cooperation with Europe, Eurasia

Workshops to extend US nuclear cooperation with Europe, Eurasia

The US Trade and Development Agency has announced funding for a series of international workshops to advance US-led civil nuclear energy deployment in Europe and Eurasia. 

Corporate 27 March 2024


EU, US council underlines joint strategic efforts

EU, US council underlines joint strategic efforts

The USA and the European Union have reiterated their intent to strengthen their strategic relationship to ensure energy security, align policies, and deepen cooperation on technologies and innovation, all with the aim of accelerating the global transition to climate neutrality.

Energy & Environment 19 March 2024


As JET's vital role celebrated ... could UK rejoin Euratom in 2028?

As JET's vital role celebrated ... could UK rejoin Euratom in 2028?

Hundreds of former staff gathered to mark the achievements of the Joint European Torus in progressing nuclear fusion. The project has been a positive example of international collaboration, those attending were told, and the European Union hopes the UK will rejoin its Euratom and Fusion4Energy programme from 2028.

Nuclear Policies 29 February 2024


European SMR Industrial Alliance launched

European SMR Industrial Alliance launched

The European Commission has launched an Industrial Alliance dedicated to small modular reactors, aiming to facilitate the development of SMRs in Europe by the early 2030s. The announcement came as the commission presented its assessment for a 2040 climate target for the EU.

Nuclear Policies 07 February 2024


Agreement reached on EU electricity market reform

Agreement reached on EU electricity market reform

The European Council and Parliament have reached a provisional agreement to reform the European Union's electricity market design. The agreement now needs to be endorsed and formally adopted by both institutions.

Nuclear Policies 15 December 2023


Nuclear included in NZIA by European Council

Nuclear included in NZIA by European Council

The European Council has adopted its position on the proposed Net-Zero Industry Act, which is intended to bolster Europe's manufacturing output in technologies needed for decarbonisation. As with the European Parliament's position, issued last month, nuclear power has been included in the list of "strategic" technologies.

Energy & Environment 11 December 2023