About NucNet

A Unique News and Information Network

NucNet is a Brussels-based independent news agency and information network for the global nuclear industry. It is registered in Belgium as a non-governmental non-profit association (association sans but lucratif or a.s.b.l.).

NucNet operates a 24/7 service reporting nuclear-related news about the operation and construction of nuclear power stations, policies affecting the nuclear industry, nuclear safety and security, emerging nuclear technologies and the safe use of ionising radiation.

NucNet was created in 1990 with the support of the European Nuclear Society as a response to the growing need for accurate information about nuclear energy and ionising radiation. The aim was the same then as it is today: to focus on the facts behind the stories and to only publish information that has been verified by our editorial team.

Our Editorial

NucNet publishes daily, weekly and monthly newsletters.

NucNet Nuclear News Daily
Published five days a week (Mon-Fri) with daily news from the global nuclear industry.

NucNet Weekly News Review and Uranium Market Weekly
Published every Friday morning, Brussels time. It includes a brief roundup of the week’s main stories and a weekly roundup of developments in the uranium market.

Analysis, Features and Infographics
Exclusive editorial content examining the most topical issues facing the nuclear industry.

NucNet Nuclear Politics
A monthly roundup of policy stories affecting the nuclear industry.

NucNet New Build Monthly
A monthly roundup of global new-build news.

NucNet +

NucNet offers free online news, but members of NucNet + are entitled to additional services. These include daily, weekly and monthly newsletters, exclusive news and feature stories and the use of NucNet editorial for your own corporate material including websites and printed publications.

NucNet + members get free access to the NucNet editorial database, which contains more than 20,000 news articles and features from January 1991.

The General Assembly and Board of Directors

The General Assembly and Board of directors meet twice a year to decide on NucNet strategy and budgets. A President is elected to serve a term of two years which can be renewed. General Assembly and Board of Directors members and observers are drawn from all areas of the nuclear industry including management, plant operations, communications, research and development and regulatory bodies.

Andre Versteegh (Netherlands)

Vice-President for Operations:
Kirsten Epskamp (Belgium)

NucNet Staff

Kamen Kraev, Secretary-General (Belgium)
Kamen, who has master’s degrees in political science and business administration, joined NucNet in 2015 after a career in the banking sector that included two years at Euroclear Belgium. He is responsible for the day-to-day management and marketing of NucNet and plays a key role in the production of editorial.

David Dalton, Editor-in-Chief (United Kingdom)
David joined NucNet in 2003 after 15 years working as a journalist in Asia, where he was a senior editor on the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post. He oversees editorial and website operations, and is based in London and Brussels.

Rumyana Vakarelska, Senior Editor (United Kingdom)
Rumyana who joined NucNet in 2024 is a business journalist with over 20 years editorial experience gained in the City of London, focusing on nuclear power, energy transition and climate change. She has worked for the FT Group, the London Press Service and S&P Global. Rumyana holds master’s degrees in journalism and international business relations. She is responsible for agenda setting news analysis and exclusives.

Peter Bucher, Technical Consultant (Switzerland)
Peter is a Swiss national who helped establish NucNet in Bern in 1990. He has a master’s degree in physics, mathematics and chemistry, and studied climate and environmental physics at the Physics Institute of the University of Bern. In 1977 he was awarded a doctorate in science. Peter’s responsibilities at NucNet include management and budgeting, and editorial technical support.

Administration (Belgium)
Nathalie Foriers
Danielle Lamotte
Aude Van Hille

Contact NucNet staff info@nucnet.org

Legal Notes

All nuclear news, newsletters, other publications and the content of this website are protected by national and international copyright regulations.

The brand name "NucNet" is a registered trademark.

The responsibility for the content of this website is with: NucNet a.s.b.l., an independent non-profit association with its head office in the Kingdom of Belgium at Avenue des Arts 56, 1000 Brussels.

The association is registered at the judicial district of Brussels and its VAT number is BE0887.040.353.

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