Germany passes ‘coal-exit’ law to phase out fossil fuels by 2038

German lawmakers have voted a roadmap for the coal-free era in the country, which includes abandoning nuclear power by 2022

Consortium of 15 companies launches Clean Energy Hub for nuclear restart at Moorside

At the centre of the Hub’s plans is a proposal for a new 3.2GW UK EPR power station

‘UK net zero target at risk without nuclear power’

A new nuclear power programme with the help of hydrogen, clean fuels and district heating could provide up to 40% of clean energy by 2050, according to a report

Hinkley Point C nuclear project completes second reactor base

The power station in Somerset, South West England will generate reliable, low carbon electricity to aid the UK’s efforts to reduce dependency on fossil fuels

South Korea to shift to 40% clean energy share by 2034

The East-Asian country plans to begin to shift away from thermal and nuclear power generation to a larger proportion of renewable energy

More than 72% of Gen Z ‘don’t know nuclear power is low carbon energy’

Women are only half as likely as men to favour nuclear power, with 29% supporting it compared with 56% of men, according to a new poll

France dismantles its oldest nuclear plant

France plans to reduce nuclear power by 50% by 2035

Martin Chown appointed as new chief of Sellafield

The company is responsible for the safe and secure operation and clean-up of the Sellafield nuclear site

EDF raises cost of Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant by £2.9bn

The energy giant said the risk of a delay in delivering the project’s milestones has increased but the aim to generate first electricity in 2025 remains unchanged

Last nuclear fuel leaves Wylfa power station

The Wylfa Site on Anglesey operated from 1972 until 2015 and generated 232TWh of electricity