Nuclear Policies rss

China, Egypt agree to nuclear cooperation

28 May 2015

CNNC-Egypt May 2015 - 48A memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the construction of power reactors has been signed between China National Nuclear Corporation and the Egyptian Nuclear Power Plant Authority.

Czech energy strategy embraces nuclear without 'subsidies'

20 May 2015

The share of nuclear power in the Czech Republic's electricity generation mix is expected to rise from about 35% currently to between 46% and 58% by 2040. The target is part of the pro-nuclear elements of a long-term energy strategy - ASEK, according to its Czech acronym - which the country's trade and industry ministry published yesterday.

China helps South Africa develop its nuclear workforce

24 April 2015

China-South Africa April 2015 - 48South Africa has signed two further nuclear energy cooperation agreements with China as part of preparations towards the possible construction of new nuclear power units. The move came as the first group of South African workers began a nuclear power plant training course at a Chinese university, as agreed under an earlier accord.

Hungary, China agree to cooperate in training nuclear staff

28 May 2015

Hungary-China May 2015 - 48Hungary and China have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in education and research and development in the nuclear power sector. Hungary's national development minister Miklós Seszták and the head of China's National Energy Administration Nur Bekri signed the agreement in Budapest on 26 May.

NEI highlights Ginna benefits

08 May 2015

Ginna_(Exelon)_48The state of New York will face losses of $358 million per year in economic benefits and residents will face higher electricity bills if the RE Ginna nuclear power plant is forced to close, the US Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) has told state regulators.

Argentina, Russia sign nuclear reactor and fuel deals

23 April 2015

TVEL-NAEC-INVAP April 2015 - 48Russian President Vladimir Putin is to sign an agreement today, during a state visit to Moscow by Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, that paves the way for Rosatom to build a sixth nuclear reactor in the South American country.