Approval of UK nuclear reactors draws closer

The reactor planned for new nuclear power stations in the UK is on course to be approved by the “end of the year”. The Office for Nuclear Regulation and the Environment Agency identified 31 issues last year to be resolved on the EPR reactor design chosen by EDF Energy and Areva for new plants at […]

EDF pleased with EU ‘all clear’ for Hinkley Point C

The EU has effectively backed the nuclear power plant which EDF plans to build at Hinkley Point C. The supplier said today it was pleased the European Commission found the planned investment “fulfils the objectives of the Euratom Treaty and contributes to develop a sustainable national energy mix”, in documents given to the UK government […]