Latest nuclear news
The construction of a £15bn nuclear power plant in north Wales has edged closer after the government confirmed it had begun talks to kick-start the scheme.
The government has rejected claims it has struck a deal with developer Hitachi to provide financial guarantees for its planned £10bn nuclear power plant in north Wales.
EDF Energy will reconsider plans to build a new multi-billion-pound nuclear plant in Suffolk if it is unable to agree a viable financing model with the UK government.
Costain’s energy and water business returned to profit in 2017 as the company exited its problem Manchester waste PFI contract.
The developer behind the planned £10bn Wylfa nuclear power plant in Anglesey has brought in EDF’s generation development director to lead its nuclear operations team.
Features and analysis
Five new nuclear sites with as many as 12 new reactors are set to be built in the UK over the next decade. The question is whether the sector has the required pool of skills to deliver the government’s ambitions.
The government published its industrial strategy towards the end of 2017 with the aim of Whitehall and private firms working together to improve productivity.
Developments in the energy sector in the next 12 months will be influenced primarily by both advances in technology and changes in government policy.
Nuclear power, proton beams and even Chinese modular hotels have featured in the biggest site reports this year.
When Hinkley Point C got the government green-light last year, business secretary Greg Clark heralded it as the “inauguration of a new era of UK nuclear power”.
The man behind the delivery of the UK’s first nuclear power station for 20 years reveals why he is undaunted by the task.
CN takes an exclusive tour of the UK’s first new nuclear plant in a generation to find out what it takes to deliver a project of unprecedented scale and complexity.
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