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NuGen confirms Moorside as potential UK plant site

NuGen confirms Moorside as potential UK plant site

NuGeneration has provided information to support the Moorside site in Cumbria being carried forward into the UK government's new national policy statement as a site for a new nuclear power plant following an assessment process.

New Nuclear 17 August 2018


Waste package in place ahead of MSSS clearance

Waste package in place ahead of MSSS clearance

The first shielded waste transfer package has been installed onto one of three machines at the Magnox Swarf Storage Silo (MSSS) at the Sellafield site in the UK. The machines will begin removing magnesium swarf waste from the building's 22 silo compartments from next year.

Waste & Recycling 13 August 2018


NNL, Wood contracted for nuclear fuel research

NNL, Wood contracted for nuclear fuel research

The UK's National Nuclear Laboratory and the Wood Group have been awarded a three-year contract to carry out a key research project on fuels for advanced nuclear reactors.

Uranium & Fuel 10 August 2018


Call for UK government to back small nuclear projects

Call for UK government to back small nuclear projects

Government support is required in order to stimulate private investment in the development of small-scale nuclear power projects in the UK, according to a report produced by an independent advisory group.

Nuclear Policies 08 August 2018


French, British regions unite for nuclear growth

French, British regions unite for nuclear growth

Economic development organisations in the South West of England and Normandy in northern France have agreed to collaborate in the creation of jobs, unlocking opportunities and attracting new investment in the nuclear sector within both regions.

Corporate 07 August 2018


Divers complete radwaste work at Sizewell A

Divers complete radwaste work at Sizewell A

Specialist divers have completed their mission to deal with radioactive waste from Sizewell A Site’s nuclear fuel storage ponds, cutting up all of the 35 storage skips, nearly two months ahead of schedule.

Waste & Recycling 03 August 2018


Kepco loses preferred bidder status for NuGen

Kepco loses preferred bidder status for NuGen

Toshiba Corporation has informed Korea Electric Power Company that it is no longer the preferred bidder to acquire 100% of its UK nuclear power development company, NuGeneration.

Corporate 01 August 2018


Costs will dictate future of UK nuclear, says university

Costs will dictate future of UK nuclear, says university

Nuclear energy will be essential if the UK is to meet its greenhouse gas emission targets, a new briefing paper from Imperial College London concludes, but says the cost of new nuclear power plants needs to be reduced.

Nuclear Policies 31 July 2018


UK reports on radwaste management and disposal

UK reports on radwaste management and disposal

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has unveiled its single radioactive waste strategy and the BEIS parliamentary select committee has reported on national policy statement for geological disposal.

Waste & Recycling 31 July 2018


Nuclear still UK’s main low-carbon power source

Nuclear still UK’s main low-carbon power source

Official statistics confirm nuclear as the largest source of low-carbon electricity in the UK, contributing 20.8% of all electricity generated last year, which was broadly stable on 2016 when it accounted for 21.1%.

New Nuclear 26 July 2018