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Hinkley Point likely to be only new UK nuclear plant - SSE CEO

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ESTORIL, Portugal The head of one of Britain's top utilities said on Monday that EDF's planned nuclear power station at Hinkley Point is likely to be the only one to go ahead in the UK.

South Korea's President Moon says plans to exit nuclear power

SEOUL South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in said on Monday the country will halt plans to build new nuclear power plants and will not extend the lifespan of existing plants, in a bid to phase out nuclear power.

World, 19 Jun 2017

South Korea retires oldest nuclear reactor on its 40th birthday

SEOUL South Korea's oldest nuclear reactor, the 40-year-old Kori No. 1, will halt operations at midnight on Sunday, becoming the country's first nuclear plant to close permanently amid plans for a shift towards natural gas and renewables.

World, 16 Jun 2017

Turkey gives Rosatom go ahead to build nuclear plant

ANKARA Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom) won approval from Turkey's energy watchdog on Thursday to go ahead with building its $20 billion Akkuyu nuclear power plant in southern Turkey.

World, 15 Jun 2017

Russia signs deal to expand Kudankulam nuclear plant

ST PETERSBURG, Russia Russia signed an agreement with the Indian government on Thursday to build two new reactors for the Kudankulam nuclear power station in Tamil Nadu and said it would loan India $4.2 billion to help fund construction.

Budget 2017, Business, Top News, 02 Jun 2017

Swiss voters embrace shift to renewable energy

ZURICH Swiss voters backed the government's plan to provide billions of dollars in subsidies for renewable energy, ban new nuclear plants and help bail out struggling utilities in a binding referendum on Sunday.

World, 21 May 2017

Exclusive: EDF set to win EU approval for Areva nuclear reactor deal - source

BRUSSELS French utility EDF is set to gain unconditional approval from the EU competition authorities for its plan to acquire a controlling stake in ailing nuclear power engineering group Areva's reactor business, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Budget 2017, Business, 19 May 2017

CORRECTED - Indian cabinet approves plans to build 10 nuclear reactors

(Corrects spelling of company in the last two paragraphs to Kirloskar Brothers Limited)

Top News, Budget 2017, Business, 18 May 2017

Swiss to vote on law to help renewables, ban new nuclear power plants

ZURICH Swiss voters will on Sunday determine the fate of a law proposing billions of dollars in subsidies for renewable energy, a ban on new nuclear plants and a partial utilities bailout.

World, 17 May 2017

Swiss to vote on law to help renewables, ban new nuclear power plants

ZURICH Swiss voters will on Sunday determine the fate of a law proposing billions of dollars in subsidies for renewable energy, a ban on new nuclear plants and a partial utilities bailout.

Budget 2017, Business, 17 May 2017