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.
Government ministers from the UK, France and China have attended a signing ceremony giving the final go-ahead for the Hinkley Point nuclear power station to be built.
The UK boss of French utility EDF has warned British ambitions for nuclear power will face a number of challenges.
The Government’s decision to press ahead with Hinkley Point C yesterday is good news for consumers, the environment, UK industry and the economy.
The SNP has accused the UK Government of investing in “the energy of the past” after plans for a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point got the green light.
Generations to come will grow to loathe Britain’s love affair with nuclear power ... an infatuation that started in the 1950s and which hangs over these islands like a curse.
The Chinese firm helping to build the new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point is to submit a design for another site after the Government go-ahead for the £18 billion project.
MPs should be given a vote over the Hinkley Point nuclear power station so those who support it can be “named and shamed”, Alex Salmond has said.
At an estimated cost of £30 billion to the bill-payer, the new Hinkley Point nuclear power plant has sparked accusations of being a huge white elephant.
Theresa May is set to give the go ahead for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant station - but with new conditions attached.
Speculation is mounting that the Government is set to give the go ahead for the first new nuclear power station to be built in the UK for a generation, creating thousands of jobs.
The UK can meet its energy and climate change targets without building the controversial new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, a new report has found.
A Chinese energy company set to invest in the UK's Hinkley Point Nuclear power station is allegedly facing charges of nuclear espionage in the US, according to reports.
The Government has insisted it is right to take time to make a final decision on the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant despite Chinese warnings that Britain’s relationship with Beijing is at a “critical historical juncture”.
The British government’s surprise decision last week to review the $24 billion Hinkley Point nuclear plant would leave a huge hole in the U.K.’s energy policy if it leads to the project’s cancellation.
Theresa May will continue to seek a strong relationship with China, Downing Street insisted despite claims the new Prime Minister has a “suspicious approach” to dealing with the country.
George Osborne blocked moves intended to provide extra protection for the Hinkley Point nuclear plant from potential national security threats posed by China, a former cabinet minister has claimed.
A planned approval for the Hinkley Point project has suffered a hitch after the UK Government postponed a final investment decision until the early autumn.
A board member of EDF has resigned just before a meeting of the French energy giant which is expected to give the go-ahead to build a new nuclear power station at Hinkley.
French energy giant EDF is set to make a final decision to go ahead with the first new nuclear power station in a generation in the UK, at Hinkley Point in Somerset.
France plans to invest around €3billion into EDF after a decision by shareholders.
The Government should negotiate a price for electricity at a planned new nuclear power station in Wales below that agreed for the delayed site at Hinkley Point, according to a committee of MPs.
Energy giant EDF will make its long-awaited final investment decision on the planned nuclear power station at Hinkley Point next week.
Plans to build the first new nuclear power plant in a generation have not been affected by the Brexit vote, Energy Secretary Amber Rudd said.
France's Economy Minister has said a "timely" investment should be made by EDF on its Hinkley Point nuclear project in the UK following Britain's decision to leave the European Union.