UK Prime Minister Theresa May has written to Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang to express her desire to enhance trade and strategic ties, her nation’s new Asia envoy said.
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.
Theresa May must make a decision on whether to approve the Hinkley Point nuclear power project before the end of next month or risk jeopardising increasingly important economic ties with China, Lord Mandelson has said.
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.
A candidate in the Labour Party leadership bid has claimed the UK could face power outages in the future if the Hinkley Point project is not approved.
Energy sector monitoring specialists EnAppSys say that the delay in the Government’s decision on Hinkley Point C is the latest example of how changes and uncertainty in policy direction are continuing to have a serious and unprecedented impact on important energy sector investment decisions.
Amec Foster Wheeler has won a continuation of a contract to provide environmental support to NuGeneration Limited for a proposed nuclear power station in Cumbria.
The Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) said the UK Government needs to make a quick decision on Hinkley Point after it was deferred by the UK Government until 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.
Just over a third of people support nuclear power, while more than a fifth oppose the energy technology, an official survey shows.
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.
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.
The prime minister said she would be prepared to authorise a nuclear strike as she warned that Jeremy Corbyn’s opposition to maintaining the UK’s deterrent is “quite wrong”.
Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons system has been given a strong vote of confidence by MPs - including 140 Labour MPs who backed renewing the deterrent.
Key restrictions on Iran’s nuclear programme imposed under an internationally negotiated deal will start to ease years before the 15-year accord expires, advancing Tehran’s ability to build a bomb even before the end the pact, according to reports.
Theresa May has been urged to delay the parliamentary debate on Trident renewal.
The price the Government will have to pay EDF for generating energy from the new Hinkley nuclear power station will rise to nearly £30 billion, a spending watchdog has estimated.
MPs will vote on replacing the ageing submarines carrying the Trident nuclear missiles on July 18, David Cameron has announced.
Let's for a second imagine a world without nuclear energy. That's a tough one but let's try. No nuclear bombs, of course, no Chernobyl and Fukushima, no worries about Iran and North Korea. A wonderful world, maybe?
EDF said its aims to snap up a share of the global nuclear decommissioning market which is said to be worth an estimated €200billion.
Amec Foster Wheeler has won a nuclear deal with UK Ministry of Defence (MOD).
The full effects of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union are yet to be fully understood, and is unlikely to be until well after Article 50 is activated and negotiations formally begin.
Maximising economic recovery, the watchwords of Sir Ian Wood’s review for the UK government and hardwired into the remit of the OGA, is not just about exploration and production.
A nuclear reactor which was shutdown after a minor fault should restart this week.