National Grid has been told it will have to slash the costs or stump up extra cash for a project to connect Britain's first new nuclear plant in decades to the country's energy network.
Half the remaining radioactive fuel elements jammed inside the Dounreay Fast Reactor (DFR) have now been removed.
Nuclear energy may have a limited future in the UK if the Labour party gets into power.
Work is to restart on preparations to empty Dounreay’s notorious underground radioactive nuclear dump.
Japanese policy-makers have adopted a report saying the country is entering an era of massive nuclear plant decommissioning.
An investigation has been launched after a lightning strike knocked out power at the Dounreay nuclear plant and its back-up supplies also failed.
Energy service giant Wood will sell its nuclear business to US company Jacobs for £250 million.
Britain’s plan to revitalize its aging nuclear energy infrastructure is likely to take a hit if Brexit jeopardizes a crucial supply of welders.
The United Nations' nuclear watchdog aims to name a new leader in October following the death last month of Yukiya Amano, its director general for the past decade.
Zoltan Gorog is ready for the Russian invasion. The real estate agent in the Hungarian town of Paks has added Cyrillic to the blue and white sign hanging above his offices. He’s set up empty desks for when he needs to expand to cope with the surge in business.
New ways of funding nuclear power and technology to capture carbon emissions could help the UK deliver net-zero emissions, the Government has said.
The International Atomic Energy Agency has announced the death of its director general Yukiya Amano at the age of 72.
Workers were evacuated from a high-security plant at Dounreay after radioactive contamination was detected there, it has emerged.
The new multibillion-pound Hinkley Point C nuclear power station has reached its biggest milestone with completion of the base for the first reactor.
Nearly half of a fund run by Dounreay’s operators to help the far north weather the terminal rundown of the nuclear plant went unspent last year.
“Poaching” of skilled workers from Caithness-based firms to work at Dounreay is threatening to derail efforts to regenerate the local economy, it has being claimed.
Aberdeen-headquartered Wood has been made a special advisor for construction of the first UK nuclear power station to be built in more than 20 years.
Local authorities have warned they are "still not yet able to fully support" EDF Energy's plans for a new nuclear power plant in Suffolk.
Footage has been released of cracks found inside a reactor at a nuclear plant in Scotland.
While it seems to fly in the face of everything we believe and have been taught about nuclear power, it may actually be the safest form of power production that we have. Ironically, the immense potency of the power of splitting an atom is simultaneously what makes nuclear weapons so dangerous as well as what makes nuclear power so safe.
A proposal that Highland Council should join the Nuclear-Free Local Authorities (NFLA) group set tempers and emotions running at fever pitch yesterday.
Britain has concluded all replacement international agreements needed to ensure "continuity" for civil nuclear trade after Brexit, the business secretary has announced.
Japan reached the latest hard-fought step in the 40-year, $194 billion cleanup of the 2011 Fukushima meltdown: A robot successfully touched some of the melted fuel sitting inside one of its three wrecked reactors.
The owner of Japan’s wrecked Fukushima Dai-Ichi power station is trying this week to touch melted fuel at the bottom of the plant for the first time since the disaster almost eight years ago, a tiny but key step toward retrieving the radioactive material amid a $195 billion clean up effort.
A Japanese state-run nuclear fuel laboratory near Tokyo has detected a radiation leak in its plutonium handling facility, but no workers were exposed.