US launches new demonstration centre for nuclear reactors

The National Reactor Innovation Centre will provide the private sector technology developers with the necessary support to test and demonstrate their reactor concepts and assess their performance

Global nuclear watchdog chief dies at 72

Yukiya Amano headed the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency since 2009

US invests nearly $50m to advance nuclear energy tech

A total of 58 projects in 25 states are sharing the funding from the Department of Energy

EU approves RWE’s buyout of E.ON’s power generation assets

The acquisition is part of a complex asset swap deal between the two companies

Universities win £446m for doctoral training centres

They include renewable energy, nuclear power as well as energy resilience and the built environment

Historic moment for nuclear decommissioning

All hazardous materials have been removed from the Magnox nuclear site, including the reactor buildings being defuelled, decommissioned and covered in weatherproof cladding

UK and Japanese nuclear agencies team up to share expertise

They have signed an agreement to build on the collaborative relationship to allow exchange of skills, knowledge, research, information and technology

US provides $20m for advanced nuclear technologies

The Department of Energy said nuclear power is a critical part of the nation’s all-of-the-above energy strategy

US invests $64m in nuclear technology

The investment will assist research, infrastructure and technological advancements

New digital hub for nuclear capacity building

It focuses on workforce planning, leadership and training to support countries with operating plants and those considering or developing new programmes