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.
Infrastructure giant Balfour Beatty has announced a multi-million deal for Hinkley Point C.
Toshiba has unveiled a remote-controlled robot it hopes will be able to probe the inside of one of the three damaged reactors at Japan's tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant.
The shelving of plans to create a new nuclear power plant in Anglesey "will devastate the North Wales economy", according to a local MP.
Unions have urged the Government to step in and help take Wylfa forward, after plans for the multibillion-pound new nuclear power station were suspended.
Japanese conglomerate Hitachi confirmed it will halt work on its nuclear power projects in the U.K. and said it will take a one-time charge amid a shift away from reactor sales.
Growing fears are being expressed about a planned new nuclear power station after a report that the project is going to be put on hold.
Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd. will halt work on a nuclear power project in the U.K. and take a one-time charge as negotiations with the British government over funding stalled, the Nikkei reported. Shares in Tokyo rallied the most in more than two years.
EDF Energy has claimed that it was "excluded" from a Scottish Parliament meeting today on the future of its Hunterston nuclear power facility.
The Dounreay nuclear site has been closed due to extremely high winds, according to a spokeswoman.
The safety regulator for the civil nuclear industry has issued an improvement notice to Sellafield following a “significant” electric cable incident at the site last year.