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

Government appoints new chair to UK Atomic Energy Authority

Professor David Gann will take up his post on 1st August 2018

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 Government advised to call time on nuclear and boost renewables

The National Infrastructure Commission says there is a ‘golden opportunity’ to make the country greener and save consumers money in the long term

Rolls-Royce and Chinese firm to advance nuclear integrated solutions

They plan to integrate their technologies and expertise on selected projects in China and abroad

EU approves reduced nuclear levy for energy intensive users in Slovakia

The National Nuclear Fund finances the costs related to the decommissioning and treatment of nuclear waste and spent fuel

EU gives ‘positive’ environmental opinion for nuclear plant in Wales

Horizon said it is a “crucial enabler” for one of the key domestic environmental permits it requires for the Wylfa Newydd project

ELF 2018: Nuclear is the best energy tech for Mars but solar is most convenient

Bas Lansdorp, CEO and Co-founder of Mars One, aims to establish a permanent habitable settlement on the red planet

UK Government considers public investment in Wylfa nuclear project

It has started formal negotiations with Horizon Nuclear Power, which is owned by Japanese firm Hitachi, for the proposed plant

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