Locals back Hinckley Point says EDF planning boss

EDF’s Nuclear New Build director of planning Richard Mason has said that there is “inherent support” among the Somerset community for the company’s new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point. Mr Mason told the Marketforce Nuclear Industry Forum that the company was undertaking a huge infrastructure operation in the area comprising road improvements and campuses […]

IEA says 24% of global electricity must come from nuclear

The International Energy Agency yesterday issued its Nuclear Energy Technology Roadmap, which wants 24% of global electricity provided by nuclear power by 2050. This would make nuclear the single largest source of electricity, and, says the IEA, “a major contributor to the decarbonisation of electricity supply”. As major nuclear players met in London at the […]