NEA Press Communiqués 2006

NEA provides support for new stage of nuclear safety initiative
The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) is supporting a new stage of an important international initiative, the Multinational Design Evaluation Programme (MDEP). The MDEP was set up to share the resources and knowledge accumulated by national nuclear regulatory authorities during their assessment of new reactor designs, with the aim of improving both the efficiency and the effectiveness of the process.
  L'AEN prête son concours a la nouvelle étape d'une initiative sur la sûreté nucléaire   9 November
Uranium supply adequate to meet demand
The most complete record of the uranium industry to be published to date concludes that uranium supply will remain adequate to meet demand. Forty Years of Uranium Resources, Production and Demand in Perspective, published today by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), draws on the twenty editions of Uranium Resources Production and Demand (also known as the "Red Book") released since 1965.
  Uranium : une offre suffisante pour satisfaire la demande   5 September
New nuclear energy data just released
According to the latest official figures released today by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), total electricity generation in OECD countries rose to almost 9 620 TWh in 2005, about 1.9% above 2004. Nuclear power plants provided 23.2% of this electricity, as compared to 23.9% in 2004. At the start of 2006, there were 352 nuclear units in operation in 17 OECD countries.
  Nouvelles données sur l'énergie nucléaire viennent de paraître   27 June
Uranium resources: plenty to sustain growth of nuclear power
Global uranium resources are more than adequate to meet projected requirements, says the latest edition of the recognised world reference on uranium published today.
  Des ressources en uranium suffisamment abondantes pour soutenir la croissance de l'énergie nucléaire   2 June
New studies mark twenty years since the Chernobyl accident
The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) is marking twenty years since the Chernobyl accident with two new publications: Stakeholders and Radiological Protection: Lessons from Chernobyl Twenty Years After demonstrates the importance of local involvement in addressing the needs of affected populations to reduce their radiation dose. International Nuclear Law in the Post-Chernobyl Period, jointly published with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), is a compendium of articles on international nuclear law initiatives since Chernobyl.
  Parution de la nouvelle édition des données sur l'énergie nucléaire   11 April