MPs approve Nuclear Energy Financing Bill

The new financing model aims to attract investors and bring more security for future large-scale nuclear power stations

National Grid futureproofs its assets with greener insulating gas

As part of a pilot project, insulating gas SF6 has been replaced with an alternative greener gas in existing equipment

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Hitachi scraps plans for Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant due to ‘severe’ investment environment

Work on the £16 billion Horizon Project was suspended in January last year after Hitachi failed to reach an agreement to secure ‘reasonable returns’ as a private enterprise

Hitachi drives fast low carbon train travel with new battery partnership

The collaboration aims to accelerate the mass production of batteries to provide emission-free power for hundreds of battery trains across the UK

London to Edinburgh railway goes electric

Five electric intercity trains to start the service from autumn 2021

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Hitachi scraps Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant: Industry responds

The Japanese firm has announced it will shelve the £16 billion plant on Anglesey

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Hitachi scraps Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant

Developer Hitachi has failed to reach an agreement with the UK Government regarding strike prices

Hitachi signs deal to acquire ABB’s power grids business

The technology firm will initially acquire an 80.1% stake of the unit

Horizon awards contract to manage Wylfa nuclear plant

Bechtel will oversee the project management of the proposed power station on the Isle of Anglesey

Batteries rollout begins for Isles of Scilly smart energy project

It is the first stage of a programme to test how technologies could help support the island’s energy system and reduce bills