Wylfa Newydd future doubt ‘speculation’

Wylfa Newydd future doubt ‘speculation’

By Brian Meechan BBC Wales business correspondent There are reports in Japan that Hitachi is considering scrapping its £12bn Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant plans. TV Asahi reports that there is concern about projections of further increases in construction costs,...
Fusion reactions project attracts UK funding

Fusion reactions project attracts UK funding

The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and First Light Fusion are collaborating on a project to convert fusion reactions into heat to enable clean power production. The ‘fusion island’ project is to be partly funded by a grant from the Department for...
Argentina and Russia expand nuclear energy cooperation

Argentina and Russia expand nuclear energy cooperation

Russia and Argentina plan to expand their cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy following the signing of a strategic document on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires. Following the signing ceremony, Likhachov said: “The signed document...
Consent granted for Hinkley nuclear island concrete

Consent granted for Hinkley nuclear island concrete

The UK’s Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has provided NNB Genco Ltd with consent to commence pouring of concrete for the nuclear island of unit 1 of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in Somerset, England. Announcing the consent on 23 November, ONR said the...
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