Restart delayed of Scottish nuclear reactor where cracks were found

The Big Six supplier said it needs to complete some additional technical analysis to support Reactor 3’s safety case

EDF Energy gets nod to restart nuclear plant where cracks were found

The Office for Nuclear Regulation said it is satisfied the reactor is safe to bring back to service for around four months of operation

Office for Nuclear Regulation gets new chair

The organisation aims to deliver efficient and effective regulation of the nuclear industry

UK regulators complete initial nuclear reactor design scrutiny

It is part of a process that assesses the acceptability of safety, security and environment protection

UK nuclear regulator to prosecute EDF and Doosan over Hinkley safety incident

The Office for Nuclear Regulation there was no radiological risk to workers or the public

House of Lords Committee pens letter over Brexit nuclear concerns

The group has called for urgent clarification on what actions the government is taking to mitigate any risks

Sellafield faces prosecution after worker contamination at radioactive nuclear site

The charges relate to an incident on 5th February 2017 at a facility that handles special nuclear materials

Britain’s Hunterston B nuclear reactor to remain offline after cracks found

Last year, it produced enough electricity for 1.8 million homes and avoided 2.5 million tonnes of emissions

UK regulators approve new nuclear reactor design

A new design for a nuclear reactor has been approved by regulators in the UK. The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), the Environment Agency and Natural Resource Wales, confirmed the UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (UK ABWR) designed by Hitachi-GE is suitable for construction. They are satisfied the reactor meets regulatory expectations on safety, security […]

UK’s nuclear safeguards bill published in Parliament

A bill which will establish a domestic nuclear safeguards regime has been introduced to Parliament today. The Nuclear Safeguards Bill aims to bolster the roles and responsibilities of the UK’s existing nuclear regulator, the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), once the UK leaves the EU and Euratom. Last month Energy Secretary Greg Clark committed to […]