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Final contracts signed for Hinkley Point C project

Thursday, September 29, 2016

HPC final contract signing ceremony - 48The final agreements enabling construction of two EPR units at Hinkley Point C to proceed were signed today in London by the UK government, EDF and China General Nuclear.

Nuclear 'vital' to Sustainable Development Goals

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Agneta Rising - IAEA GC 2016 - 48Nuclear energy is relevant to "almost all" of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted last year by the United Nations General Assembly, World Nuclear Association Director General Agneta Rising said today. Rising spoke during the Scientific Forum of the International Atomic Energy Agency's 60th General Conference being held this week in Vienna.

UK institute proposes SMR deployment schedule

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Small modular reactors could be operating in the UK by 2030 if action is taken to create investor confidence through development of a suitable policy framework, according to a new report by the Energy Technologies Institute.

IAEA sees growth in nuclear capacity to 2030

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The International Atomic Energy Agency projects continued growth in nuclear electricity generating capacity to 2030, although at a slower pace than previously anticipated. The Agency highlights nuclear energy's role in meeting global climate and sustainable development goals.