Ofgem confirms five-year price control for network companies

It is expected to deliver savings worth more than £5bn for consumers

National Grid given go-ahead for Hinkley nuclear project

Regulator Ofgem will, however, set the revenue the grid operator can earn from the transmission upgrade

South West contracts for Hinkley nuclear plant top £1.3bn

The project is expected to provide up to 64% of the value of construction contracts to companies in the UK

EU court dismisses Austrian challenge to UK Hinkley nuclear subsidies

It ruled the government’s contribution to the new nuclear plant in Somerset does not violate EU rules

UK energy secretary to visit Hinkley nuclear site at it hits new milestone

Around 250 apprentices are now working on the new facility, which is expected to provide 7% of the nation’s electricity needs

Lloyds Bank offers £100m to help small businesses enter Hinkley supply chain

It aims to help firms avoid expensive loan arrangement fees and make the process of borrowing money cheaper

‘UK going ahead with Hinkley Point C is positive sign for global nuclear industry’

Andrey Rozhdestvin, CEO of ROSATOM France, said the UK’s decision to go nuclear had a significant global impact

Rolls-Royce inks Hinkley Point C nuclear deal

It was selected as the preferred bidder by EDF Energy in 2016 to supply heat exhangers

National Grid hits out at Ofgem over Hinkley proposals

National Grid has criticised Ofgem’s proposals over an £800 million project to connect the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station to the grid. The Hinkley Seabank (HSB) transmission project is intended to allow for the safe connection of the planned nuclear plant to the electricity network. Ofgem said National Grid can build the infrastructure but […]

‘Sizewell could be 20% cheaper than Hinkley’

EDF has claimed it could build a second new nuclear power station in the UK a fifth cheaper than the cost of the £20 billion Hinkley Point C project. The energy giant said the planned Sizewell facility on the Suffolk coast could be built more cheaply by replicating its predecessor’s construction techniques, using existing grid […]