UK plans domestic nuclear safeguards regime

Newsfeed As part of preparations for its exit from the European Union, the UK is establishing a domestic nuclear safeguards regime to ensure that it “continues to maintain its position as a responsible nuclear state and that withdrawal from Euratom will not...

Jobs for two centuries in nuclear

Newsfeed Some 200,000 job-years of employment are created by each 1000 MWe of nuclear capacity constructed, according to a new study by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Source: World-Nuclear-News.org Read full...

New man at FORATOM’s helm

Press release FORATOM, the trade association representing the European nuclear industry, has announced today that Yves Desbazeille has been appointed its new Director General. He succeeds Jean-Pol Poncelet, who will step down 1 August after six years. Yves Desbazeille...

Possible implications of Brexit for nuclear industry

Newsfeed Two UK parliamentary committees and the UK Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) have recently published reports emphasising the importance of the UK government taking action in order to ensure that the nuclear sector (including new build, decommissioning,...

FORATOM welcomes the Second State of the Energy Union Report

Press release FORATOM, the voice of the European nuclear energy industry, welcomes the publication on 1 February 2017 of the European Commission’s Second Report on the State of the Energy Union. EC Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič’s overview of progress towards achieving...

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