Nuclear Policies rss

Ban Ki-moon applauds IAEA

22 September 2014

Ban Ki-moon, secretary-general of the United Nations, today applauded the work of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in promoting a nuclear safety culture around the world.


EDF Energy awaits Scottish vote

18 September 2014

The Scottish referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country that is taking place today will affect EDF Energy "whatever the outcome", Vincent de Rivaz, the French-owned company's CEO, said in a letter to staff.

The value of nuclear

11 September 2014

Fertel - WNA Symposium 2014 - 48Liberalized electricity markets fail to appreciate the value nuclear power provides as a reliable, clean and cost-effective fuel that helps keep the grid stable, Marvin Fertel of the Nuclear Energy Institute said today.


IAEA's Amano sets out challenges

22 September 2014

Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has become "more and more convinced" of the vital importance of science and technology for sustainable development in his visits to the agency’s member states all over the world.


South Africa plans for sustainability

12 September 2014

Phumzile_Tshelane_(WNA)_48Plans for nuclear power figure heavily in South African energy policy - and the country aims to ensure long-term security of supply by developing its own fuel cycle capabilities.

New minister tours Fukushima plant

08 September 2014

Obuchi at Fukushima 48In her first week as Japan's minister for trade and industry, Yuko Obuchi has visited the damaged Fukushima Daiichi plant to offer her support to workers there.