Cost of nuclear plant clean-up rockets
by Hamish Champ
The cost of decommissioning 10 Magnox nuclear power stations across the UK has mushroomed by nearly £5bn since the original contract for the work was drawn up in 2014.
Britain’s nuclear industry faces sharp U-turn
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Covid-19 has upended the …
A judicial review into the felling of a historic woodland will take place next month it has been announced.
Substantial felling of Coronation Wood would take place to create space for new buildings at Sizewell B
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Environmental action group Extinction Rebellion has held a protest on the beach at Sizewell against the planned expansion of the nuclear power station.
The protest took place on Sunday August 9 and Extinction Rebellion East of England spokesperson Rachel Smith-Lyte …
According to the magistrates’ calculations, the total cost of the Flamanville reactor site amounts to 19.1 billion euros, and not 12.4 billion, as announced by EDF.
EDF will be paid between £55 million and £73 million for halving power output from Britain’s biggest nuclear reactor this summer under an agreement to prevent blackouts.
National Grid, the company with the task of keeping Britain’s lights on, said …
The Question: Do we really need more new nuclear with Sizewell C? (TASC)
LONDON (Reuters) – EDF Energy has agreed to a request to reduce output from its Sizewell B nuclear plant in the east of England to help…
The nuclear waste buried far beneath the earth will be toxic for thousands of years. How do you build a warning now that can be understood in the far future?
“This place is not a place of honor,” reads the
French energy giant EDF plans to cut operating costs by €500m up to 2022 and to generate €3bn from asset sales to combat slipping profits, it said today.
EDF reported a fall in net profit in the first …