Horizon Nuclear Power has announced it will be ceasing its activities to develop two projects in the UK following a decision by Japanese giant Hitachi to pull out of the scheme.
A nuclear power station which had been forced to reduce output in the last few years because of cracks in its core will begin the decommissioning process by 2022.
As the UK begins to emerge from lockdown, there have been calls from business leaders and senior figures in government for ‘Building Back Better’ – an initiative aimed at ensuring the Coronavirus recovery plan prioritises climate change.
Britain’s fraying relationship with China has the potential to undo a decade of mixed efforts to keep nuclear power flowing as an aging generation of plants drop out of service.
The operator of the Dounreay nuclear plant is offering up £100,000 to assist local businesses to reopen as the lockdown eases.
Wildlife groups have criticised plans to build a new nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast, warning it could harm important nature in the area.
Belgium plans to switch off its last nuclear reactors by 2025, an ambitious move that will require significant investments in gas-fired power and renewables.
Wood chief executive Robin Watson was in bullish mood about future prospects for the global engineering and consultancy company after a sharp increase in profits.
Global engineering and consulting firm Wood has announced it has closed a deal to sell off its nuclear business to Dallas-headquartered company Jacobs.
A total of £1 million is being squirrelled away by Dounreay’s operators to help cover the cost of the recent spate of early leaving packages taken by employees.
Dounreay’s operators have been rapped after a radioactive leak from the Caithness site.
Nuclear industry leaders are to call for a major programme of new power stations to hit ambitious emissions reduction targets.
Iran has started construction on a second nuclear reactor at its Bushehr power plant, a facility Tehran cites as its reason for breaking the enrichment limit set by the unravelling 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.
The fund formerly run by under-fire manager Neil Woodford has slashed the value of its stake in a Brad Pitt-backed nuclear energy company.
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.