Ukraine gets €600m for nuclear safety upgrade

Ukraine is getting a loan worth €600 million (£519m) in total to help upgrade nuclear power plants in the country. The European Atomic Energy Community and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will provide €300 million (£259m) each for the project. It is expected to help bring Ukraine’s fleet of nuclear plants in […]

Major networks upgrade to add £12 on energy bills

Britain’s gas and electricity networks are set to undergo a major upgrade under new plans announced by Ofgem today – adding an extra £12 on household bills. The announcement will enable £24.2 billion for new and upgraded infrastructure up to 2021, more than the £22.7 billion proposed by the regulator earlier this year. The figure […]