Nuclear Policies rss

Vietnam consults Lightbridge on research reactor

17 October 2014

US-based Lightbridge Corp has extended its nuclear cooperation with Vietnam by agreeing to offer consultancy services for setting up a nuclear research centre, including a research reactor, in the country.

Hinkley Point C contract terms

08 October 2014

The European Commission's approval of agreements between EDF Group and the UK government to build Hinkley Point C demonstrates that they are "fair and balanced for investors and consumers now and for the long term," EDF Energy chief executive Vincent de Rivaz said.

Renewables focus for new European commissioners

07 October 2014

Margrehte_Vestager_hearing_(EP)_48Climate action and a low-carbon economy have been recurring themes as members of the European parliament have been grilling candidates for top posts in the next European Commission over the past week, but nuclear energy has been largely missing from the debate.

French parliament approves energy transition

13 October 2014

The lower house of France's parliament has voted in favour of cutting the country's reliance on nuclear energy to 50% of power generation by 2025 as part of the a long-awaited energy policy.

European Commissioners approve Hinkley Point project

08 October 2014

The European Commission has found revised UK plans to subsidise the construction and operation of a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point to be in line with EU state aid rules.

Kazakhstan's unique contribution

07 October 2014

Kazakhstan's economic and foreign policy ambitions will continue to sustain the country's active participation in the global nuclear market and politics, think tank the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace said in a new report, Kazakhstan and the Global Nuclear Order, published last week.