‘Almost 10,000 nuclear industry jobs at stake without Sizewell C’

Up to a third of roles at certain companies are identified as being at risk, the Sizewell C Consortium estimates

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‘Nuclear power is likely to continue to play a key role in global low carbon energy mix’

A new report stresses supportive energy policies and market designs must facilitate investment to build enough new nuclear capacity to offset approaching retirements

Tokamak Energy wins $580k from US Government to tackle fusion challenges

The business, which is working to accelerate the development of commercial fusion power, has received the new financing from the Department of Energy

UK nuclear industry says costs could be slashed by 30% by 2030

A cross-industry team working as part of the Nuclear Sector Deal has set out the key factors to reduce the risk and expenditure associated with new-build nuclear

Hunterston B nuclear power plant’s shut down date brought forward to early 2022

EDF had planned to keep generating electricity from the 44-year-old facility until 2023 but says it will now move into the defuelling phase no later than 7th January 2022

Dounreay nuclear energy site unusable for other purposes until 2333

That’s the suggestion made in a new report from the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, which forecasts the land at the 148-acre site will be completely ‘dedesignated’ or reused in 313 years

Jacobs selected to help build new type of nuclear reactor

Moltex Energy’s Stable Salt Reactor is designed to burn processed spent fuel pellets which would otherwise have to be stored as radioactive waste

Nuclear energy and the industry surrounding it ‘is a complete scam’

That’s the bold claim from Jonathon Porritt, Co-Founder of Forum for the Future, who told Energy Live News that the UK ‘has been one of the most incompetent countries in developing nuclear infrastructure’

Environment Agency consults on Sizewell C new-build nuclear proposals at site in Suffolk

The Environment Agency is seeking feedback from the community and national stakeholders on applications for three environmental permits required for the operation of the facility

German wind power soars to record highs in February

Almost 21TWh of electricity has come from onshore and offshore generation in the country through the month