nuclear policy

THE BIG PICTURE: Nuclear Spins

Editors note: Corrected (Dec. 7). A previous version of this infographic listed Russia's nuclear total as 1.9 GW. It is 2.9 GW.

Japan OKs Restart of First Two Nuclear Units, New Delay at Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant

Kyushu Electric Power Co.'s twin Sendai nuclear units in┬áJapan's Kagoshima Prefecture on Nov. 7 got the government's green light to restart. Once back online, likely in 2015, the units will…

France to Slash Reliance on Nuclear in New Draft Policy

France will cap its nuclear power capacity at the current 63.2 GW, forcing closures if new reactors come online, and instead boost renewable generation if a bill unveiled by its…