EDF puts in planning consent for Hinkley Point nuclear

EDF Energy has applied for planning permission to build a new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point. The French energy firm must now wait for approval from the Infrastructure Planning Commission (IPC). Hinkley Point C already has local planning permission. Now the IPC has 28 days to decide whether to accept the submission. The plant will […]

Potential for magnificent Severn renewables is being wasted says Plaid

Plaid Cymru has welcomed this week’s decision to scrap the Severn Barrage but has slammed the government for a “failure to invest in other renewable energies in the Severn Estuary”. Elfyn Llwyd, one of the party’s three MPs in Westminster, said yesterday: “The Severn Barrage was always an expensive ‘silver bullet’ pushed by the Labour […]