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

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

US awards $15.2m for advanced nuclear power tech

One of the proposals is the development of machine learning solutions to improve and extend diagnostic and prognostic capabilities for predictive maintenance of plants

Restart delayed of Scottish nuclear reactor where cracks were found

The Big Six supplier said it needs to complete some additional technical analysis to support Reactor 3’s safety case

Major milestone for Sellafield as final fuel leaves nuclear plant

The Calder Hall nuclear power station is empty of fuel for the first time since the 1950s

Net zero: UK will miss carbon target without ‘urgent action’

The Science and Technology Committee has slammed the government for ‘unacceptable’ cutbacks and slow progress and set out 10 steps it should take to ensure the goal is met