IAEA chief warns of ‘very real risk’ of disaster at nuclear plant in Ukraine

He said he was ‘extremely concerned’ about the ‘serious situation’ at Europe’s largest nuclear plant, which he warned could threaten public health and the environment in Ukraine and beyond

Russian troops leave Chernobyl nuclear power plant site

Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency, in writing, that Russia had transferred control of the nuclear plant to Ukrainian personnel and moved two convoy of troops towards Belarus

UN nuclear watchdog chief meets with Ukrainian officials to discuss safety assistance

Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency was at the South Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant yesterday to review and deliver IAEA’s technical assistance immediately for the safety and security of the country’s nuclear plants

Head of UN’s nuclear watchdog arrives in Ukraine

The boss of the IAEA has said that action is needed to avoid the risk of a nuclear accident

People are flying over UK wind farms

New technology designed to offer aid support for wind farms has been trialled in North West England

Power loss at Chernobyl nuclear plant ‘could deteriorate operational radiation safety’

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said the nuclear plant’s disconnection from the electricity grid would not critically impact essential safety functions at the site immediately and radiation levels were normal but made it clear the situation there was deteriorating

SGN offers free safety devices to people with dementia

Nearly 1,000 people received devices that control the gas usage while cooking

Welsh Government seeks UK funding to keep coal tips safe

It is calling on Westminster to ‘share responsibility’ and allocate funding as more than 40% of all of the UK’s coal tips are located in Wales, with many classed as high risk

France’s Valeo lent €600m for research into reducing vehicle emissions

The funds will be allocated to the company’s Europe-based research projects, primarily in France but also in Germany, the Czech Republic and Ireland

Up to $40m for improved safety and environmental sustainability in offshore energy

The funding will support research and development related to offshore oil, natural gas, wind and marine hydrokinetic energy production, with a focus on safety, environmental monitoring and operational improvements