Energy: Britain’s new nuclear Family – is the supply chain up to the task of building and running the new wave of nuclear power plants?Subscription
The last Magnox reactor is due to be switched off in December, nearly 60 years after Britain’s first nuclear power station, Calder Hall in Cumbria, began generating. As the Magnox reactors have gradually been retired, so too have thousands of people skilled in building and running nuclear power plants.
Energy: Power play - the challenge of keeping Britain’s lights on and electricity bills downSubscription
The contrast couldn’t have been more stark. For a while last year, energy boss-bashing almost became a national sport. When the big six energy firms announced price rises in the Autumn, consumers and politicians queued up to vent their outrage.