Nuclear Policies rss

Australia joins fourth generation reactor forum

03 May 2016

Australia is to become the 14th member of the Generation IV International Forum. In addition to accepting Australia's entry, last week the forum's policy group also elected a new chairman.

Study shows benefit of New York nuclear units

25 April 2016

FitzPatrick_(Entergy)_48The overall benefits of keeping New York's upstate nuclear power plants in operation under the state's Clean Energy Standards program would significantly outweigh the costs, a study by economists at the Brattle Group has found.

Russia, Jordan to cooperate on nuclear regulation

18 April 2016

Russia's nuclear regulator and Jordan's Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission recently signed an agreement to cooperate in the field of nuclear and radiation safety regulation.

UK think tank urges nuclear innovation

28 April 2016

A think tank has urged the British government to spend money earmarked for nuclear R&D on ensuring that at least three advanced reactors including at least one small modular reactor (SMR) and a Generation IV design have completed regulatory assessment by the early 2020s.

EU-Iran cooperate on nuclear safety

22 April 2016

Salehi-Canete_April_2016-(AEOI)-48The European Commission and Iran are to launch their first nuclear safety cooperation project under a joint statement issued during an EU delegation's visit to Tehran.

Russia and Laos plan nuclear cooperation

15 April 2016

Rosatom-Laos April 2016 - 48A memorandum of cooperation in the field of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes has been signed by Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom and the ministry of energy and mines of Laos.