EU ETS: more must be done to decarbonise Europe’s economy

Press release On 27 February, the revision of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for its next phase (2021-2030) has been approved by the Council of the European Union. FORATOM welcomes the reform as it strengthens the functioning of the system. At the same time,...

Call for Papers: 15th FORATOM-IAEA Management Systems Workshop

Newsfeed The International Conference on Quality, Leadership and Management in the Nuclear Industry – 15th FORATOM-IAEA Management Systems Workshop will be held in Ottawa, Canada from 16 to 19 July 2018. Interested participants have until 28 February 2018 to submit an...

Teodor Chirica Announced As New President of Foratom

Newsfeed Teodor Chirica has been appointed president of Brussels-based nuclear industry group Foratom for two years from 1 January 2018, Foratom said in a statement today. Mr Chirica has been Foratom vice-president since 2017 and replaces Bertrand de L’Epinois, senior...

FORATOM welcomes new President, Dr Teodor Chirica

Press release FORATOM is pleased to announce that Dr Teodor Chirica has been appointed by the association’s General Assembly as FORATOM President for a two-year period starting on 1 January 2018. Furthermore, Mr Esa Hyvärinen, Senior Vice President of Corporate...

Plans for major nuclear power station in Wales win green light

Newsfeed Plans for a major new nuclear power station in Wales have taken a crucial step forward as UK regulators approved the project. The Office for Nuclear Regulation and two other government bodies gave the green light on Thursday for the Japanese reactor design...

Harmony vision presented in Brussels

Newsfeed World Nuclear Association yesterday presented its Harmony programme to members of Foratom, the Brussels-based trade association for the nuclear energy industry in Europe. Harmony is the nuclear industry vision for the future of electricity and how nuclear...

WNA outlines vision for future of electricity in Brussels

Press release Brussels, 13 December 2017: Yesterday, the World Nuclear Association (WNA) presented its Harmony programme to FORATOM members.  Harmony is the nuclear industry vision for the future of electricity and how nuclear energy can help the world achieve its 2°...

EU’s Energy Union becoming a reality, says Commission

Newsfeed The European Commission has published its third report on progress made in delivering and implementing the Energy Union. European trade body Foratom has again highlighted the importance of nuclear energy in achieving the project’s objectives. The Energy...

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