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EU and IAEA set priorities for cooperation

EU and IAEA set priorities for cooperation

The European Union and the International Atomic Energy Agency have agreed at their seventh annual meeting of senior officials to further enhance cooperation and strengthen cooperation in training, research and development.

Nuclear Policies 14 February 2019


Foratom highlights role of nuclear in meeting EU's target

Foratom highlights role of nuclear in meeting EU's target

Nuclear energy can help the European Union achieve a sustainable and low-carbon future while providing people with reliable and affordable electricity, Foratom - the European nuclear trade body - says in a new position paper.

Energy & Environment 12 February 2019


UK continues to prepare for Euratom exit

UK continues to prepare for Euratom exit

Delivering the deal negotiated with the European Union "remains the government's top priority", the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said in an update on EU exit preparations on 11 January.

Nuclear Policies 14 January 2019


Europe aims to be carbon neutral by 2050

Europe aims to be carbon neutral by 2050

The European Commission has today adopted a strategic long-term vision for a "prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy" by 2050.

Energy & Environment 28 November 2018


EU needs nuclear to meet emissions target, report concludes

EU needs nuclear to meet emissions target, report concludes

Nuclear must continue to account for at least one-quarter of the European Union's energy mix if the region is to meet its 2050 emission targets, a report commissioned by Foratom has concluded.

Energy & Environment 22 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


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


UK government outlines implications of "no deal" Brexit

UK government outlines implications of "no deal" Brexit

The UK government has issued technical notices on how civil nuclear regulation and nuclear research will be affected, and actions that will need to be taken by operators, should the country leave the European Union next year without an agreement.

Nuclear Policies 24 August 2018


UK's post-Brexit nuclear plans face scrutiny

UK's post-Brexit nuclear plans face scrutiny

The UK government has launched a consultation on draft regulations that aim to enable a domestic nuclear safeguards regime following the UK's withdrawal from Euratom as part of its departure from the European Union.

Regulation & Safety 12 July 2018


Austrian case against Hinkley Point C aid rejected

Austrian case against Hinkley Point C aid rejected

The General Court of the European Union today dismissed a lawsuit filed by Austria, supported by Luxembourg, against the European Commission's approval of state aid for the planned Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in the UK.

New Nuclear 12 July 2018