Nuclear Policies

Nuclear Policies
Cost of US nuclear generation at ten-year low

Cost of US nuclear generation at ten-year low

Average total generating costs for nuclear energy in 2017 in the USA were at their lowest since 2008, according to a study released by the Nuclear Energy Institute.

Nuclear Policies 12 November 2018


UK details commitment to advanced nuclear technologies

UK details commitment to advanced nuclear technologies

The UK government has updated its policy paper on advanced nuclear technologies, which it says have the potential to play an important part of its Industrial Strategy.

Nuclear Policies 09 November 2018


Poland, USA sign Joint Declaration of Energy Security

Poland, USA sign Joint Declaration of Energy Security

Poland and the USA have signed a Joint Declaration of Energy Security, which emphasises the expansion of their cooperation in a variety of areas, including civil nuclear energy.

Nuclear Policies 09 November 2018


Hurricane-hit Puerto Rico to consider nuclear power

Hurricane-hit Puerto Rico to consider nuclear power

The majority New Progressive Party in Puerto Rico's House of Representatives yesterday introduced a resolution instructing the chamber’s Government Committee to investigate the possibility of building nuclear power plants.

Nuclear Policies 06 November 2018


UK, Canada sign Nuclear Cooperation Agreement

UK, Canada sign Nuclear Cooperation Agreement

The UK and Canada today signed a bilateral Nuclear Cooperation Agreement, the third such agreement signed by the UK this year in preparation for its exit from the European Union.

Nuclear Policies 02 November 2018


Poland needs nuclear power, explains energy minister

Poland needs nuclear power, explains energy minister

Polish Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski has made the case for the country to adopt nuclear power in an opinion piece published in online magazine Wszystko Co Najważniejsze.

Nuclear Policies 30 October 2018


Fessenheim closure decree annulled

Fessenheim closure decree annulled

France's Council of State has invalidated the governement's April 2017 decree to repeal EDF's licence to operate the Fessenheim nuclear power plant. The council ruled the decree had not been issued at EDF's request, as required by law.

Nuclear Policies 29 October 2018


NEI to review US-China export policy

NEI to review US-China export policy

The US Nuclear Energy Institute is working to determine the impact of the US government's recently announced policy framework for civil nuclear cooperation with China. Careful implementation is critical to mitigate commercial harms, the NEI's Dan Lipman said.

Nuclear Policies 25 October 2018


UK minister discusses Brexit 'mitigation plans' for nuclear

UK minister discusses Brexit 'mitigation plans' for nuclear

Claire Perry, minister of state for Energy and Clean Growth, has told parliamentarians her department has prepared for the eventuality there is no agreement with the European Commission on nuclear fuel contracts ahead of Brexit in March next year.

Nuclear Policies 25 October 2018


Taiwanese to have say on nuclear phase-out policy

Taiwanese to have say on nuclear phase-out policy

A referendum on the Taiwanese government's policy to phase out the use of nuclear energy by 2025 is to be held alongside local elections next month, Taiwan's Central Election Commission has announced after initially rejecting the proposal.

Nuclear Policies 24 October 2018