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Entergy, the closest nuclear power plant to New York, could pull the plug in 2021

10/02/2017

Entergy Nuclear and the state of New York have agreed to retire the two nuclear reactors of the Indian Point Energy Center, 25 miles north of New York City. They will cease their activity in a staggered way, one in April 2020 and the other one, one year later.

The IEA highlights French ambitious plans to reduce nuclear energy

01/02/2017

The organization presented in Paris its report “Energy policies of IEA countries: France 2016. Review” in which it emphasizes that during the last ten years the French economy has reduced its carbon intensity and has benefited from greater energy efficiency. France’s ambitious goal of reducing its nuclear power generation by 50% by 2025 will transform […]

 

The nuclear shutdown in Spain would create 300,000 jobs, according to Greenpeace

09/11/2016

Greenpeace report “The inevitable closure of the Spanish nuclear power plants: an economic and social opportunity” also draws attention to the fact that although the Spanish nuclear fleet has already reached 84% of its useful life, the funding available for its dismantling does not even reach 30%.

Nuclear agreement with Iran raises questions

19/10/2016

The IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) has asserted that the nuclear agreement between Iran and the international community would not be at its best at the moment. As they mentioned, the main cause of this discomfort should be sought in the lack of trust between the parties involved.

 

“MAESTRO” the latest model in robots for nuclear decommissioning

30/06/2016

"MAESTRO" designed by the Atomic Energy Commission of France (CEA), is according to its creators, a pioneer and unique robot in the world that while combining the skills and tools of many of his colleagues, offers new capabilities when performing nuclear decommissioning tasks.

The European Commission calls for the cooperation of all countries to meet nuclear safety

20/04/2016

The first report since Fukushima in 2011 focuses on investments in post-Fukushima safety and on safe operation of existing facilities. In addition, this Nuclear Illustrative Program (NIP) highlights the need for financing in respect to the decommissioning of nuclear power plants and the management of radioactive waste and spent fuel.

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