GUEST BLOG: Tom Greatrex – A new nuclear age

Chief Executive of the Nuclear Industry Association, Tom Greatrex says nuclear station closures threaten jobs and climate goals without new investment

‘No new nuclear power? No net zero!’

A new report suggests the UK must restore nuclear capacity to at least 10GW by the early 2030s if it wants to reach net zero by 2050

Sizewell C heats up with Direct Air Capture cash

The proposed Sizewell C nuclear power project has secured £250,000 to develop technology that could potentially help it become ‘carbon-negative’

Nuclear power: Welsh Government signs MoU with Sizewell C Consortium

It could potentially see an investment of up to £900m in the Welsh nuclear supply chain and the creation of up to 4,700 jobs

EDF seeks partners for hydrogen and direct capture demos at Sizewell C

It has issued two ‘expression of interest’ proposals and is calling on companies with relevant expertise to come forward to help deliver the projects

‘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

Environment Agency consults on Sizewell C new-build nuclear proposals at site in Suffolk

The Environment Agency is seeking feedback from the community and national stakeholders on applications for three environmental permits required for the operation of the facility

EDF opens new engineering design centre to support Hinkley nuclear construction

The UK EPR Design Centre in Bristol is expected to help drive efficiency and productivity at Hinkley Point C

New consortium urges government to back Sizewell C nuclear project

The consortium intends to sign Memorandums of Understanding with UK regions to guarantee British jobs and investment in the building of the proposed nuclear plant

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