UK launches new taskforce to strengthen nuclear skills

The new Nuclear Skills Taskforce aims to address the nuclear skills gap and support growth in the civil nuclear and defence sectors

MPs: Government nuclear plans a ‘wish list,’ not a strategy

MPs have called for a concrete nuclear strategic plan to achieve the government’s target of 24GW of nuclear capacity by 2050

Centrica extends gas field lifespan, eyes investment in new nuclear

The owner of British Gas has announced it will extend Spirit Energy’s Morecambe Bay gas fields’ lifespan, securing production until the end of the decade

Sizewell C gets £170m boost from government

The announcement follows the launch of the new body Great British Nuclear that will oversee the expansion of nuclear power in the UK

ELN at GBN launch: “UK won’t take Chinese money into any national infrastructure project”

Energy Secretary Grant Shapps clarified that any Chinese involvement in the country’s nuclear power sector would be limited to pure financial investment without any connection to technology or management

UK launches competition for small nuclear reactors

The government has announced a grant funding package of up to £157 million to support the development of advanced nuclear technologies and boost the growth of nuclear power businesses

Government delays launch of Great British Nuclear

Postponement of the much-anticipated event at the Science Museum sparks anticipation for the imminent launch

UK to launch Great British Nuclear this week

The Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, has selected the Science Museum as the venue to unveil his ambitious plans for the UK’s nuclear programme

Rolls-Royce warns UK falling behind in mini nuclear reactor race

Rolls-Royce has cautioned that the UK risks lagging behind in the global competition for mini nuclear reactors

A Budget for net zero?

The Chancellor has delivered his fiscal plans – a big nuclear power boost, frozen domestic and business energy bills and cash for CCS