The UK’s safety regulator has published an update of its assessment of the new nuclear power plants proposed for the UK: the Areva / EDF EPR and the Westinghouse AP1000.
The widely varying coverage of that announcement says a lot about the outlook for new nuclear investment.
China sets targets for 2020 carbon cuts
Plans to slash emissions per unit of economic output by 40-45% (FT)
Editorial comment: Obama goes to Copenhagen
The US president is right to attend the climate talks (FT)
India’s ONGC eyeing stake in Iran gas field
Seeking a 20-25% stake in a $7.5bn project of South Pars (Reuters)
Ghana petroleum says it had Oil deal with Kosmos before Exxon
GNPC is still in talks with Kosmos over the purchase of assets (Bloomberg)
Nuclear plant group’s safety move
Solution will ‘in principle’ meet safety, says UK regulator (FT)
Building hiatus eroded expertise
France’s nuclear watchdog warns on erosion of skills (FT)