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

Northern Powerhouse ‘needs investment and policy support’ to build next-gen nuclear

A delegation of more than 50 senior business, academic and local government stakeholders states this would have a wide range of transformative socio-economic impacts and enable the UK to reach net zero by 2050

Rolls-Royce plans mini-nuclear reactors for UK by 2029

The firm said the deployment of small modular reactors could make build costs more predictable and affordable, lowering the price of electricity for consumers

Hinkley Point B hits 300TWh milestone

This means the facility, which originally came online in 1976, now holds the UK record for generating more electricity than any other nuclear power station in the country

EDF races to build Sizewell C in ‘optimal window’

The firm says securing a funding deal for the proposed nuclear power station in Suffolk is vital as ongoing delays and setbacks could make the project too costly

Canadian nuclear power plant sends out emergency alert in error

The warning was sent out from the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station at around 07:30 local time on Sunday to people who were within six miles of the facility

General Fusion closes $65m of new finance

The company will use the money to formally launch the programme to design, construct, and subsequently operate its Fusion Demonstration Plant

Contract for ITER buildings extended until 2025

Fusion for Energy has extended the fusion project’s ‘Architect Engineer’ contract with the Engage consortium

ENGIE and EDF sign £350m deal to extend facilities management partnership

The agreement means ENGIE will now continue to provide a range of nuclear power plant services until 2027

Renewables ‘to become France’s main energy source by 2027’

GlobalData predicts clean power’s share of the generation mix will soar to 42.9% by 2023, up from 19.9% in 2018