Areva, the French nuclear plant manufacturer due to supply EDF’s new reactor at Hinkley Point, has been hit by manufacturing problems over the reactor pressure vessel for its French plant, according to industry journal Nuclear Engineering Internat
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Hinkley Point C has long been in the lead position as the UK’s first new nuclear plant. But it is moving slowly and two other projects are coming up on the inside. How close are they?
EDF and the government have “the shared objective of finalising documents in the coming weeks” on the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant project and “this will allow a final investment decision to be possible in the next few months,” EDF said when it
The National Audit Office (NAO) has set out a number of concerns over the government's scheme guaranteeing investment in infrastructure.
EDF has announced plans to extend the life of its Dungeness nuclear power plant by ten years. The 1050MW twin-unit station is undergoing a £150 million upgrade and the extension, which will mean the plant can operate until 2018, has been approved
Horizon Nuclear Power has promised to respond to “disappointing” feedback from the Isle of Anglesey County Council from its first round of consultation on plans for a new nuclear power plant at Wylfa.
NuGeneration (NuGen) has signed a co-operation agreement with HM Treasury that is the first step in underwriting finance for a new nuclear power station at Moorside, West Cumbria.
Nuclear supplier Areva has now set 2018 as the new date when it expects its Finnish nuclear reactor at Olkiluoto to begin operation.
There was positive news for supporters of Hinkley Point C, EDF Energy's planned nuclear plant in Somerset, when the EU's Competition Commissioner gave it his backing.
NuGen has restarted assessment work at Moorside, a 200Ha site north and west of Sellafield, where it plans to build three Westinghouse AP1000 reactors.