Oman’s sovereign wealth fund is to invest US$120 million in a controversial open cast uranium mine and processing plant in Spain’s Salamanca province, it was announced ..
News 31 Aug 2017
A UN committee has called for construction works on the UK’s controversial Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant to be halted pending consultation with neighbouring ..
News 20 Mar 2017
Hungary is set to grant within months planning permits for two new reactors at Paks II nuclear power station, after EU competition officials approved on ..
News 6 Mar 2017
Portugal will withdraw its complaint against Spain over the construction of a nuclear waste storage facility at the Almaraz nuclear plant following a deal brokered ..
News 21 Feb 2017
Environmental group WWF has asked the European Commission to investigate whether authorisation given to a Spanish uranium mining project threatens endangered species in a protected ..
News 7 Feb 2017
The UK has confirmed that it will withdraw its membership of Euratom, Europe’s key nuclear safety oversight body, in parallel with leaving the EU ..
News 27 Jan 2017
The UK government highlighted on Monday smart energy, nuclear power and low-carbon transport as urgent priorities for its industrial strategy ..
News 24 Jan 2017
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Pollution
Portugal has asked the European Commission to act against a planned nuclear waste storage facility at Spain’s Almaraz nuclear plant near the Portuguese border ..
News 19 Jan 2017
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned France that it requires more robust energy planning to ensure it hits ambitious targets to wind down nuclear ..
News 18 Jan 2017
- Waste & Resources,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
Parties in the Portuguese parliament have voted to condemn the Spanish government’s decision to allow a temporary localised nuclear waste storage site to be built ..
News 9 Jan 2017
The German government must compensate three power companies for the loss of electricity-producing rights following the country’s decision to phase-out nuclear power by 2022, according ..
News 6 Dec 2016
EU legislation must be updated to end the “special status” that nuclear energy enjoys to the detriment of other energy sources, Green MEP Jávor Benedek ..
News 5 Oct 2016
The UK’s withdrawal from the EU could also force it to exit the Euratom Treaty on nuclear energy, ENDS has learned ..
News 26 Sep 2016
- Energy,Markets & Corporate
UK prime minister Theresa May has approved construction of the controversial £18bn 3.26 gigawatt Hinkley C nuclear power plant in Somerset, subject to safeguards on ..
News 15 Sep 2016
EU member states with pro-nuclear policies risk undermining Europe’s 2020 Strategy on climate and energy goals, an academic study has found ..
News 24 Aug 2016