Tag : Wylfa Newydd
Planning Inspectorate officials have completed their examination of plans for the £20bn Hitachi-backed Wylfa nuclear power plant in North Wales.
A Welsh think tank has put forward an ambitious plan to run the country solely on renewable energy.
Wylfa workforce to be redeployed across North Wales Subscription
Engineers stood down at the Wylfa nuclear power plant could be given jobs on capital projects in North Wales if a new funding scheme is agreed between the project’s developer and the government.
£100M Wylfa power tunnel scrappedSubscription
Plans for a £100M power tunnel connecting the Wylfa nuclear plant on Anglesey to the national grid in mainland Wales have been scrapped, following suspension of nuclear power plant project at the site.
Horizon Nuclear Power is still seeking the go ahead for its £20bn Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station, despite pausing work on the site last month.
Hitachi suspends £20bn Wylfa nuclear plant Subscription
Developer Hitachi has suspended work on the new nuclear plant at Wylfa Newydd, on Anglesey, North Wales.
Wylfa doubts could force nuclear finance reformSubscription
As the industry awaits the decision on the future of Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant, the UK government is set to rethink its nuclear strategy after the failure of other projects such as the NuGen’s Moorside plant.
As work on the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station hangs in the balance, the engineer leading the project’s technical operations has told New Civil Engineer he is confident the team can deliver on time and on budget thanks to a risk-free design.
Work at Wylfa nuclear plant could be pausedSubscription
Works at Wyfla Newydd nuclear plant on Anglesey could be paused as Hitachi seeks extra funding for the project.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced plans to seek a suitable site for a new multi-billion-pound geological disposal facility (GDF) for higher activity radioactive waste, which is currently stored in various sites across the UK.