US to co-operate on development of Poland’s nuclear power programme

The two countries, over the next 18 months, will work together on a report delivering a design for implementing Poland’s nuclear power programme as well as potential financing arrangements

US to help Romania expand and modernise civil nuclear power programme

Romania will use US expertise and technology for the development of the Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant

EU investigates Belgian electricity capacity scheme

The Commission is concerned the measure may discriminate against certain technologies, like renewable capacity, or unfairly limit participation of cross-border capacity

US Government re-establishes Arctic Energy Office

It will drive collaboration on the Department of Energy’s activities in the Arctic region, including the development of advanced microgrids and nuclear power systems

World Nuclear Association appoints new Director General

Dr Sama Bilbao y León will take on the role next month

Robots that inspect, maintain and repair nuclear plants bag government funding

These robotics will also be used to help address problems resulting from the pandemic, such as machines that need to be controlled remotely and those to carry out contact-free deliveries

UAE switches on the ‘first nuclear power station of the Arab world’

This is the first out of four nuclear reactors, which once operational are estimated to produce 25% of national demand

Coronavirus outbreak shuts Hinkley Point C supply site in Bristol

All workers at the Balfour Beatty facility are now said to be self-isolating and contact tracing is underway

Got an innovative idea to sort radioactive nuclear waste?

Potential technologies include robotics, sensors, artificial intelligence and autonomous systems

EDF denies increasing role of China’s CGN at Hinkley nuclear plant

It dismissed the claims made in the Sunday Telegraph story, which alleges the Chinese state energy company is ‘more closely involved’ in the project than what was previously disclosed

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