Tag : Nuclear Power
Nuclear developers have called on the UK to collaborate with the US and Canada to ensure they are at the forefront of small modular reactor technology.
The boss of the suspended Wylfa nuclear power plant has urged the industry to step up and “fight” for its future.
Caution urged over modular nuclear reactors Subscription
Energy heavyweights have expressed concerns about rolling out small modular reactor (SMR) technology to replace cancelled and decommissioned nuclear power projects.
The UK could exceed carbon limits if ageing nuclear plants are taken offline early, the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) has advised in a report.
Four firms have been awarded multi-billion-pound contracts to support the decomissioning programme at Sellafield.
Planning Inspectorate officials have completed their examination of plans for the £20bn Hitachi-backed Wylfa nuclear power plant in North Wales.
Output from nuclear power stations fell 7% in 2018, while renewable energy continued to go from strength to strength, according to latest figures from the Office of National Statistics
Opposition to Sizewell C nuclear plant mounts Subscription
Two Suffolk councils have are refusing to back EDF’s plans for the Sizewell C nuclear power station.
Anglesey Council is seeking £40M from the Welsh and UK governments to fund energy projects on the island.
Cracks in the graphite reactor blocks at Hunterston B might not pose a safety risk, but they do highlight the age of the UK’s fleet of nuclear reactors, and the worrying lack of projects in the pipeline to bolster the sector.