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Councils give pushback on EDF Energy nuclear plans

Suffolk County Council and Suffolk Coastal District Council said that they are disappointed with the energy firm's lack of detailed proposals for the Sizewell C scheme, which is currently being consulted on. The local authorities said they need to be absolutely clear...

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EDF Wins European Utility Clean-Energy Playbook

French energy giant EDF is copying a clean-energy playbook that has boosted profits for European utility peers such as Enel, company results revealed last month. Jean-Bernard Lévy, EDF’s chairman and CEO, specifically cited renewables as helping the company bounce...

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Peter Cornish Re-elected as Chair

Peter Cornish has been re-elected as Chairman of Wales Nuclear Forum by WNF's Steering Group.   Peter was re-elected as Chairman after he gained the votes of all members of the Steering Group during last week's meeting and will lead the forum for the next 24...

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UK Civil Nuclear Industry Backs National Apprenticeship Week

"“There are currently 2,000 apprentices employed in civil nuclear roles in the UK. It’s really important that we continue to train and invest in the next generation of nuclear workers. I want to take this opportunity to encourage young people to consider an...

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Government to Publish Energy White Paper in ‘Early Summer’

The government’s energy white paper will be published in the “early summer”, a minister has revealed.   Pressed on the timing of the long-awaited policy paper last week during a debate on small modular reactors (SMRs) in the House of Commons, junior business...

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Expert says more diversity is needed in the nuclear industry

Zoe Stollard, Partner at law firm Clare Willmott discusses her thoughts on skills and diversity in the nuclear industry There is increasing belief that businesses and organisations which are diverse in their makeup are likely to be successful.   A report by...

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