German politicians angrily dismissed a strategy paper by the E.U. Commission calling for more research into new types of nuclear power generation. But the Commission insists that the bloc will need more reactors in the foreseeable future.
Handelsblatt 18th May 2016 read more »
Energy MPs on the House of Commons select committee are to hold a one-off evidence session on the implications for the UK on British Independence from the EU-Bloc. The selected witnesses who will give evidence to the committee, which is chaired by the SNP’s Angus MacNeil (MP for the Western Isles) on 25 May are: Antony Froggatt, Senior Research Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House; Professor Michael Grubb, Professor of International Energy and Climate Change Policy, University College London; Tony Lodge, Political and Energy Analyst, Centre for Policy Studies.
Scottish Energy News 20th May 2016 read more »
The design of European wholesale electricity markets and the emissions trading system (EU ETS) will be improved to help – and no longer hinder – nuclear energy as a low-carbon source of electricity, a European Commission official assured delegates at a nuclear financing conference held in Paris last week. The conference, titled Nuclear energy’s role in the 21st century: addressing the challenge of financing, was jointly organised by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation.
World Nuclear News 19th May 2016 read more »