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EDF Energy’s innovation challenge is offering start-ups and entrepreneurs a chance to take their ideas to market through the company’s innovation accelerator Blue Lab. Companies whose ideas are deemed the best will be shortlisted, after which they will work closely...read more
Cavendish Nuclear has won a contract to design and build a plant for treating liquid wastes from the decommissioning of the Hinkley Point A nuclear power plant. The nuclear services company is expected to supply Magnox with a plant capable of processing a variety of...read more
Sellafield, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, has awarded four 20-year contracts to help decommission the UK’s most complex nuclear site. The contracts have been awarded to Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) as integration partner; Wood as...read more
Britain’s electricity grid has gone a full week without coal for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, the system operator has confirmed.read more
The developer of a nuclear site on Anglesey should resume work on the plant or sell it to someone who will, a group of MPs has said.read more
The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and University of Leicester have generated usable electricity from the chemical element americium in what it believes to be a global first. The achievement is seen as a step towards potential use of americium in so-called space batteries, which may mean future space missions can be powered for up to 400 years.read more
UK Government and Hitachi should ‘capitalise on fertile territory’ for energy project at Wylfa Newydd site.
A group of MPs is urging the UK Government and Hitachi to capitalise on the benefits of the site at Wylfa Newydd, and the skills of people working in the area, by considering a range of possible future energy projects.read more
The European Union will need to continue having a nuclear energy share of at least one-quarter until 2050 to meet the emissions reduction targets it has set for that year, according to a new report from Deloitte. The EU has set targets of reducing emissions by 40%...read more
Six contracts involving almost 30 companies and potentially worth up to £400m have been announced as part of the decommissioning of Doureay.read more