Nuclear Policies

Nuclear Policies
Second meeting for US-Korea High Level Commission

Second meeting for US-Korea High Level Commission

Senior delegates from nuclear energy-related ministries and organisations in South Korea and the USA met on 16 August in Washington DC, in the second plenary meeting of the High Level Bilateral Commission of the two countries.

Nuclear Policies 20 August 2018


Steady growth in nuclear generation continues

Steady growth in nuclear generation continues

Global nuclear power generation in 2017 increased for the fifth consecutive year, reaching 2506 TWh, according to a new World Nuclear Association report. The Association says the industry is on target to meet the near-term goals of its Harmony programme.

Nuclear Policies 16 August 2018


Nuclear aids New England energy security, say governors 

Nuclear aids New England energy security, say governors 

The governors of five states in the USA's New England region have called on the regional grid operator to evaluate incentives for nuclear energy, among other affordable, clean and secure energy options.

Nuclear Policies 15 August 2018


US agencies working on critical plantlist

US agencies working on critical plant list

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is working with the US Department of Defense, the Department of Energy and the National Security Council to identify power plants that are "critical" to the nation's power grid.
 

Nuclear Policies 10 August 2018


Call for UK government to back small nuclear projects

Call for UK government to back small nuclear projects

Government support is required in order to stimulate private investment in the development of small-scale nuclear power projects in the UK, according to a report produced by an independent advisory group.

Nuclear Policies 08 August 2018


First nuclear plant visit for Perry

First nuclear plant visit for Perry

Nuclear is one of the USA's most reliable - and cleanest - sources of baseload power, Rick Perry said on his first visit to a nuclear power plant since becoming Secretary of Energy in 2017.

Nuclear Policies 03 August 2018


Connecticut regulators revise zero-carbon RFP

Connecticut regulators revise zero-carbon RFP

Dominion Energy has welcomed a decision by Connecticut regulators to redefine the "at risk" time period in its request for proposals for zero carbon resources, issued on 31 July.

Nuclear Policies 02 August 2018


Nuclear key to Ontario prosperity

Nuclear key to Ontario prosperity

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce has called on the leaders of the Canadian province to leverage its nuclear sector as part of a blueprint to help keep Ontario "open for business".

Nuclear Policies 01 August 2018


Costs will dictate future of UK nuclear, says university

Costs will dictate future of UK nuclear, says university

Nuclear energy will be essential if the UK is to meet its greenhouse gas emission targets, a new briefing paper from Imperial College London concludes, but says the cost of new nuclear power plants needs to be reduced.

Nuclear Policies 31 July 2018


Korea relies on nuclear to cope with heat wave

Korea relies on nuclear to cope with heat wave

Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) has decided to restart Hanbit 3 and Hanul 2 in the second and third week of August in order to meet growing demand for electricity as the summer heat wave continues.

Nuclear Policies 23 July 2018