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    1. August 20, 2015

      CGN Power: volt from the blue

      A popular playground put-down states that “first is worst”. That notion travels well. The first of China’s big power...

    2. August 17, 2015

      UK resumes search for nuclear waste disposal site

      The long search for a community willing to host a £4bn underground facility to dispose permanently of Britain’s nuclear...

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    1. August 11, 2015

      Sendai nuclear plant restarts amid outcry

      At 10.30am on Tuesday, eight fuel rods at the Sendai No.1 reactor clicked out of their boric acid bath, restarting one...

    2. August 10, 2015

      Japan poised for nuclear restart

      Japan is set to re-enter the ranks of nations producing nuclear power on Tuesday after a two-year hiatus that has...

    3. August 4, 2015

      Areva and EDF can end rivalry with rescue deal, says chairman

      A multibillion-euro rescue package that Areva has struck with EDF will transform the two French nuclear companies’...

    4. July 30, 2015

      Lossmaking Areva needs €7bn capital injection

      Struggling French nuclear group Areva on Thursday disclosed it needed a bigger than expected capital injection worth...

    5. July 27, 2015

      French state faces €5bn bill to rescue struggling Areva

      The French government could be required pay as much as €5bn to rescue the struggling state-controlled nuclear group...

    6. July 16, 2015

      Finnish officials reject nuclear plant investor

      Finland’s plan to build a nuclear power station with help from Russia has been thrown into doubt after officials in...

    7. July 14, 2015

      Three cheers for a flawed Iran deal

      This does not feel like an epochal moment. After so much wrangling — the false starts, constant setbacks and mutual...

    8. July 14, 2015

      Iran agrees breakthrough nuclear deal

      Six world powers and Iran made the most significant diplomatic breakthrough of the post-cold war era on Tuesday,...

    9. July 12, 2015

      Nuclear industry confident over long-term prospects

      Britain’s nuclear programme is shrouded in “fog” but a new generation of power stations will be built, says the chief...

    10. July 10, 2015

      World powers agree extension for teetering talks on Iran

      World powers have agreed another extension for critical diplomatic talks with Iran in Vienna this weekend, with...

    11. July 5, 2015

      Iran and world powers edge towards nuclear deal

      Negotiators from Iran and six world powers edged towards a nuclear deal on Sunday as both sides mounted a final...

    12. June 26, 2015

      Green technology: Positive energy

      The inventors believe they are on the verge of what they call the “Wright brothers” moment for nuclear fusion power. If...

    13. June 24, 2015

      Hardliners put Iran nuclear deal under pressure

      With just days to go until landmark international nuclear negotiations with Iran reach their end, concerns are rising...

    14. June 14, 2015

      French reactor problems cast doubt on UK nuclear power plant

      Problems with a reactor in northern France have triggered deep concern in the British government about the future of...

    15. May 19, 2015

      EDF chief backs full takeover of Areva’s nuclear reactor arm

      The chief of French state-controlled utility EDF has defended the “industrial logic” of a full takeover of Areva’s...

    16. May 1, 2015

      Iran’s Gulf rivals seek US pledge on security

      Gulf states are looking for a US commitment to contain Iran in the aftermath of a nuclear accord as they press for...

    17. April 22, 2015

      South Korea agrees on nuclear co-operation with US

      South Korea and the US have reached agreement on nuclear co-operation after five years of talks. But they failed to...

    18. April 21, 2015

      EU approves Hungary’s revised reactor plans

      Hungary’s plan for a €12bn nuclear power plant financed by Russia was revived on Tuesday after EU regulators approved a...

    19. April 20, 2015

      Outlook cloudy for Japan’s renewable energy drive

      Japan’s aggressive renewable energy push after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster has stalled due to a combination of...

    20. April 20, 2015

      Battle lines drawn as Obama moves to cut greenhouse gas emissions

      Five years ago, the talk was of a renaissance in US nuclear power. Today, the sector is battling to avoid a slide back...

    21. April 14, 2015

      Japan court blocks restart of two nuclear reactors

      Four years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, a group of residents has won a court ruling preventing two nuclear...

    22. April 10, 2015

      Atomic architecture’s mission invisible

      I suppose that, on a visit to a nuclear power station, every journalist harbours a sneaky, rather weird desire for some...

    23. April 5, 2015

      Obama defends ‘once in a lifetime’ Iranian nuclear deal

      President Barack Obama stepped up his efforts to sell a nuclear deal with Iran, saying it was a "once in a lifetime"...

    24. April 2, 2015

      EDF axes 400 jobs at Hinkley Point nuclear project

      Four hundred construction jobs are to be shed at the site of Britain’s Hinkley Point nuclear power plant after France’s...

    25. March 31, 2015

      Diplomats struggle to salvage Iran nuclear deal

      Talks to secure a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers have limped on past their scheduled deadline as...

    26. March 29, 2015

      Energy deregulation threatens to break up Japanese monopolies

      This article is published by the FT as part of a collaboration with Nikkei that started in 2013 to provide added...

    27. March 29, 2015

      Iran nuclear talks approach critical point

      Landmark talks to try and break years of dispute over Iran’s ambitious nuclear programme approached a critical point on...

    28. March 26, 2015

      Israel launches last-minute push to counter Iran nuclear deal

      Israel has embarked on a last-minute lobbying campaign aimed at undermining efforts to clinch a nuclear deal with Iran,...

    29. March 25, 2015

      Hungary bows to EU pressure on nuclear fuel deal

      Hungary has agreed to EU demands that it diversify its nuclear fuel supply away from Russia, removing one of the main...

    30. March 24, 2015

      Q&A: Iran nuclear talks

      The Iran nuclear talks are an international diplomatic effort to permanently restrict Tehran’s ability to build a...

    31. March 11, 2015

      Areva must escape the long shadow of the French state

      The paradox of Areva, the French nuclear group, is that it is a world leader in its sector but a company in crisis. So...

    32. March 4, 2015

      Bill for Sellafield nuclear clean-up jumps 10% says audit office

      The bill to clean up the Sellafield nuclear site in Cumbria has jumped by more than 10 per cent to £53bn, according to...

    33. March 4, 2015

      Paris looks to EDF to power up flagging Areva

      Paris is adept at games of industrial Meccano, and never more so than when it comes to France’s flagship nuclear...

    34. February 23, 2015

      Areva warns of looming €4.9bn full-year loss as writedowns grow

      Areva, the French nuclear group, on Monday issued its fifth profit warning in seven months, saying it expected to...

    35. February 23, 2015

      Hungary’s Fidesz party loses supermajority

      Hungary’s governing Fidesz party has lost its two-thirds supermajority in parliament, suffering a surprise defeat in a...

    36. February 19, 2015

      Iran and west narrow gap in nuclear talks

      World powers and Iran are making “significant” progress towards a deal to curb Tehran’s ability to build an atomic bomb...

    37. February 12, 2015

      EDF delays investment decision on UK nuclear reactor plans

      Plans to build the first in a new generation of British nuclear reactors suffered a setback on Thursday when EDF...

    38. February 11, 2015

      Austria fears UK retaliation over nuclear challenge

      David Cameron has threatened retaliation over Austria’s plans to mount a legal challenge to the Hinkley Point nuclear...

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