Contract worth £7.5m awarded for world’s deepest nuclear clean-up

Nuvia and its partner Graham Construction will provide advanced transition works at the 65-metre deep shaft and silo at the Dounreay nuclear site

Dounreay nuclear energy site unusable for other purposes until 2333

That’s the suggestion made in a new report from the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, which forecasts the land at the 148-acre site will be completely ‘dedesignated’ or reused in 313 years

Scotland awards £1.84m for North Sea oil and gas decommissioning

The Decommissioning Challenge Fund supports infrastructure upgrades and innovation in retrieval and transportation methods at ports and harbours, as well as supply chain projects

Martin Chown appointed as new chief of Sellafield

The company is responsible for the safe and secure operation and clean-up of the Sellafield nuclear site

EDF and Veolia join forces to create Graphitech for nuclear decommissioning

The joint venture will be responsible for the technological development and engineering studies in preparation for decommissioning nuclear reactors that use graphite technology

UK’s decommissioning sector ‘quickly growing in competitiveness and efficiency’

Decommissioning oil and gas infrastructure now represents nearly a tenth of the oil and gas industry’s overall expenditure and will cost around £15.2 billion over the next decade

German energy giant RWE targets carbon neutrality by 2040

It has taken over renewable generation assets from its subsidiary innogy and rival E.ON

Last nuclear fuel leaves Wylfa power station

The Wylfa Site on Anglesey operated from 1972 until 2015 and generated 232TWh of electricity

Scotland launches £4m oil and gas decommissioning fund

Industry reports suggest £15.3bn is forecast to be spent on the UK Continental Shelf until 2027

Duke Energy to decommission US nuclear plant nearly 50 years early

The company plans to dismantle the Crystal River Nuclear Plant by 2027, rather than the original deadline of 2074