Government cements Energy Security Strategy with £375m package

Hydrogen production, next-gen nuclear and carbon capture technology will benefit from the new funding

Finland’s much-delayed nuclear plant starts producing power

The Olkiluoto 3 nuclear reactor, Finland’s first new nuclear plant in four decades, has recently started test production

US injects $36m into fight against nuclear waste

The funding will support projects designed to resolve the nuclear waste and storage challenges

Hinkley Point C power station fitted with ‘world’s biggest’ crane

A 347-tonne steel ring has been deployed to the power plant’s first reactor

What do the latest Chernobyl nuclear plant readings say?

On Friday the regulator reported elevated radiation levels at the site in northern Ukraine

Britain’s auction for electricity capacity clears at highest ever price

The clearing price of £75 per kW per year surpasses the previous record of £45 which was set last year

Regulators approve China’s nuclear reactor design for use in the UK

They said the UK Hualong Pressurised Water Reactor – UK HPR1000 – can be built in the UK, following an application for a version of the reactor design proposed to be built at Bradwell B in Essex

EDF switches off 46-year-old nuclear power station

The French energy giant will now move into the defuelling phase of Hunterston B in North Ayrshire in Scotland

More than 8,500 roles at Rolls-Royce to be scrapped by the end of the year

The British giant said its business restructuring programme delivers cost savings more quickly than previously anticipated

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Rolls-Royce eyes nuclear-powered mining on the Moon!

The British engineering giant is reportedly planning to develop a micro-nuclear reactor that could be built on the Moon or even Mars