Westminster’s multi-billion pound plan for a “green industrial revolution” has been touted as a “welcome signal” of what the UK’s path to net zero may look like.
While some aspects of our everyday life changed significantly during the pandemic, two things have remained constant, our ever-increasing energy demands and questions around the capacity of our ageing energy infrastructure to meet this demand. That makes the Energy White Paper crucial and its continuing delay a problem.
The first of Koeberg’s new replacement steam generators arrived at the plant on September 29, Eskom has reported.
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.
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.
Hundreds of jobs at Dounreay have been safeguarded following the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s (NDA) announcement it will take over the Caithness plant.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Global engineering and consulting firm Wood has announced it has closed a deal to sell off its nuclear business to Dallas-headquartered company Jacobs.
UK competition authorities have approved Wood’s £250m sale of its nuclear business.
An Aberdeenshire oilfield chemistry firm is hailing the start of a new era as one of the pioneers of the market hands over the reins to his son.
Today marks the second anniversary of Donald Trump’s first deployment of tariffs as U.S. president, and one of the main intended beneficiaries of his protection back on Jan. 22, 2018, was the American solar panel industry.
As we enter a new decade, I’m sure I’m not alone in reflecting on matters that are personally important, together with major issues that impact on society, the environment and the economy.
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.
The British Embassy in Tokyo is one of the most active and also most interesting in our worldwide network.
Infrastructure firm Costain's Aberdeen team will work on contracts worth £4 million for a range of projects, including North Sea oil and gas, nuclear and carbon capture.
Scrabster Harbour Trust has reported another successful trading year with record revenues and profits being achieved for the fifth consecutive year.
Work is to restart on preparations to empty Dounreay’s notorious underground radioactive nuclear dump.
In the run-up to Offshore Europe 2019, I had a cracking conversation with Simon Gray, chief executive of the lively East of England Energy Group.
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.