First Light Fusion appoints Andreas Lusch as Non-Executive Director

Mr Lusch was previously a member of the Executive Committee of General Electric (GE) Power and Global President and CEO of GE’s Steam Power Business

Environmentalists ‘may have to accept ‘taboo’ nuclear energy to decarbonise’

That’s the suggestion from Kirsty Gogan, Co-Founder and Global Director of environmental Non-Governmental Organisation Energy for Humanity (EFH), who spoke as part of the panel at Energy Live Expo last week in Westminster

Ofgem proposes cutting costs of connecting Hinkley Point C to the grid

The energy regulator has announced it plans to save consumers money by reducing National Grid Electricity Transmission’s funding request to build the transmission links

EDF’s flagship French nuclear project goes €1.5bn over budget

Only last month the French energy giant said the cost of building the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant could increase by up to £2.9bn

Coal plummets to record low level as renewable energy grows

Coal accounted for only 0.6% of electricity production during the second quarter of 2019

Costain wins hot contract to treat Sellafield waste with heat

The firm claims its plasma vitrification technology could ‘truly revolutionise the treatment’ of nuclear waste

Nuclear power ‘must be included in EU’s sustainable finance taxonomy’

A new petition calls for the EU to support nuclear power ‘as a part of a balanced, cost-effective and clean energy mix’

‘Renewables essential to decarbonisation – but other clean tech will also be needed’

First Light Fusion suggests nuclear fusion is the perfect technology to fill the projected gap between supply and demand in the future

Could rare metal beryllium be the key to unlocking nuclear fusion?

Physicists from the US Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and General Atomics say injecting pellets into reactors could stop potentially damaging eruptions of plasma

New build nuclear power is ‘vital part of UK decarbonisation’

The Confederation of British Industry has written a letter to the government setting out how best to secure a long-term approach to cutting emissions