The US has approved controversial tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels. The move is in line with President Trump’s ‘America First’ trade policy, which aims to protect local manufacturers from foreign competition. Chinese solar panels makers and washing machine producers in South Korea will be most heavily affected.
BBC 23rd Jan 2018 read more »
This may be a “watershed” year for the US nuclear industry, which must maintain a strong domestic sector by keeping its reactors operating but must also demonstrate it can build new plants, while paving the way for advanced reactors, the Nuclear Energy Institute’s (NEI) John Kotek told the US Energy Association’s State of the Energy Forum on 18 January.
World Nuclear News 22nd Jan 2018 read more »