Electricite de France SA said the completion of its flagship British nuclear plant project will be delayed at least six months and cost about 500 million pounds ($687 million) more than previously planned because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Hinkley Point C
‘Disgust’ as Bilfinger cuts 180 Aberdeen and offshore jobs hours after announcing £350m contract wins
Workers have expressed “disgust” after industrial services giant Bilfinger announced 180 job cuts in Aberdeen and offshore, just hours after touting contract wins worth £350million.
German industrial services giant Bilfinger has won two contracts worth £350million for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, creating 350 jobs in the UK.
The workforce constructing the new Hinkley nuclear power station is to be reduced by more than half to around 2,000 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Growth in low carbon power generation stalled in the UK last year, after doubling in the decade since 2010, analysis suggests.
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.
The cost of building the new nuclear power station at Hinkley is estimated to increase by between £1.9 billion and £2.9 billion.
Britain’s plan to revitalize its aging nuclear energy infrastructure is likely to take a hit if Brexit jeopardizes a crucial supply of welders.
A trade union has arranged a summit with major construction firms working in a nuclear project after it was revealed in a new report that gender equality could take up to 200 years in the sector.
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.
Infrastructure giant Balfour Beatty has announced a multi-million deal for Hinkley Point C.
Campaigners have dropped a legal fight against the dumping of mud excavated from the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant.
The new nuclear power station at Hinkley is on track for its next major milestone, two years after the final contract was signed, it has been announced.
A new government report published today has outlined the potential benefits of the EDF Energy Hinkley Point C nuclear plant, claiming a nearly 6000 job boom during construction.
Hundreds of workers on the site of the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station are staging a sit-in after a row over pay.
Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc says it will take 12 years to build its prototype small nuclear reactor in the U.K.
A report by the House of Lords EU energy and environment sub-committee has warned that the UK’s exit from the EU makes the country more vulnerable to energy supply shortages.
Building a new nuclear power station in Suffolk could be significantly cheaper than the near £20 billion Hinkley Point C site, the new boss of energy giant EDF Energy has said.
The Government is coming under increasing pressure from MPs to guarantee protections for the nuclear industry as the UK prepares to leave the body which regulates the sector across Europe.
The nuclear power industry contributed £1 billion to Scotland’s economy last year and supports more than 12,000 jobs, according to a new report.
Consumers have been dealt a “bad hand” by the Government over the near £20 billion Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, facing costs running to many times the original estimate, it has been warned.
The UK’s nuclear new build programme has the potential to almost double the number of jobs across the civil sector, according to a leading industry body.
Gas and electricity giant EDF has seen annual UK earnings slump by 29% after suffering intense competition from rival suppliers and lower wholesale energy prices.
The future of the construction industry is heavily dependent on three huge projects in the energy and transport industries, according to a report.
This year a final decision was made on the development of Hinkley Point.