Following the nuclear accident in Fukushima, the EU reacted swiftly and agreed on voluntary tests for all of its 143 nuclear power plants based on a set of common criteria. In its Communication published 24 November, the Commission looked at first findings of these stress tests and pointed to some policy areas where the EU nuclear safety framework can be strengthened with common standards.
Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger said: “The stress tests are an essential step in o...
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