MEPs call for suspension of commercial launch of nuclear plant in Belarus

They have voiced ‘serious concerns’ over the safety of the Ostrovets nuclear plant, with Parliament criticising the ‘hasty commissioning’ of the facility

Rolls-Royce unveils plans for 16 mini-nuclear plants in the UK

Each compact nuclear power station is predicted to have a total capacity of 440MW, enough to power a city of 450,000 homes for 60 years

EDF’s Sizewell B nuclear plant back to full power

It agreed to run at half capacity for a period of four months to help manage the impact of very low power demand on the grid

New consortium urges government to back Sizewell C nuclear project

The consortium intends to sign Memorandums of Understanding with UK regions to guarantee British jobs and investment in the building of the proposed nuclear plant

Covid-19 pandemic ‘hurts fossil fuel sector’

That’s the result of a decrease in electricity demand due to production halts in major factories globally, according to a new report

Big Carl: World’s biggest crane starts work at Hinkley Point C nuclear plant

It is 250 metres tall and can carry 5,000 tonnes in a single lift – equivalent to 32 single-storey houses or 1,600 cars

Company behind new Cumbrian nuclear plant confirms job cuts

Toshiba-owned NuGen’s 100-plus team will be reduced to less than 40

Sellafield trials new system for mapping radioactive hotspots

It promises to transform the decommissioning of the redundant nuclear plant

Public invited to examine application for proposed Welsh nuclear plant

They will have the opportunity to play a part in the planning process and influence the outcome

Unions threaten to delay Hinkley nuclear plant construction

Unions have warned the construction of Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear power station could be delayed if a dispute over bonus payments is not resolved. GMB and Unite will be holding a ballot – from May 2nd to May 5th – of their 700 members working at the Somerset site. The unions argue the bonus […]