UK to rely on gas generation to fill wind void

The UK will have to rely on generation from gas-fired power plants this week to fill the void of wind energy. According to the latest update on the energy market from npower, the UK is not expecting a lot of wind generation, however, the amount of nuclear power is predicted to rise with the return […]

Record energy output from EDF’s nuclear stations

Eight nuclear stations in the UK owned by EDF Energy produced a total of 60TWh of low carbon electricity last year – the highest output for seven years. The energy firm reported the amount was almost 50% higher than the previous year and is enough to power half of the UK’s households. It claims the […]

Inside Hinkley Point B nuclear power station

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