About: nuclear decommissioning

Energy 20-09-2016

EU’s ex-Soviet nuclear reactors’ decommissioning over-budget and behind schedule

A slew of USSR-era nuclear reactors within the EU are years behind schedule in decommissioning and still require billions in funding, a damning Court of Auditors report found today (20 September).
Energy 03-11-2015

EU urged to make nuclear costs more transparent

Europe needs banking-industry style regulation to bring more transparency to the costs of decommissioning nuclear reactors, consultancy Capgemini said in its annual energy market report.
Energy 15-10-2015

German nuclear providers to bear phase-out costs

The decommissioning costs of German nuclear power plants should be covered by the big energy companies, not the taxpayer, according to the government. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Energy 14-12-2012

EU freezes Lithuanian nuclear plant decommissioning funds

The European Commission announced yesterday (13 December) that international donors, among which the largest is the EU, have decided to suspend the funding of one specific decommissioning project in the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant in Lithuania.
Agrifood 15-11-2012

Van Rompuy tables €950-billion budget proposal

One week before heads of states and government are to convene a special summit in Brussels to discuss the 2014-2020 budget, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy tabled a €950-billion proposal that is €75 billion less than the Commission's initial recommendation.
Central Europe 10-07-2012

Lithuania warns of nuclear decommissioning funding gap

Lithuania, which closed its Ignalina nuclear power plant as part of its EU accession in 2004, warned that it needed more generous European funding for the site's decommissioning for many years to come. EURACTIV reports from Ignalina.