Shutting down nuclear plants risks ‘greatest loss of clean power in history’

In a new letter to world leaders, a group of industry associations stresses without nuclear, progress on decarbonisation will ‘backslide’ and the carbon intensity of energy generation will begin to rise

‘UK nuclear has saved 2.3 billion tonnes of emissions since 1956’

The Nuclear Industry Association claims that over this time period, nuclear power has saved more emissions than any other energy source in British history

Fukushima – 10 years on…

Today marks the ten year anniversary of the Fukushima disaster that rocked the world – what happened, what were its impacts and how does the future look?

Government launches search for locations to home prototype fusion energy plant

The Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production project is targeted for completion by 2040 and will be delivered through the UK Atomic Energy Authority

Changes are coming; are we ready?

With both the American election and winter around the corner, as well as rising COVID cases spurring new measures and lockdowns, how are markets reacting?

Nuclear power ‘should not be considered an effective low carbon energy source’

A new report claims nations with larger-scale nuclear deployments do not tend to show significantly lower carbon emissions

‘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