18 April 2017
Tokamak Energy has highlighted the contribution fusion energy can make to the UK's new industrial strategy and how government policy can support its rapid development and large-scale commercial deployment. In an 'open letter' sent to World Nuclear News
, Tokamak Energy's chief executive, David Kingham, outlined his response to the government's Building our Industrial Strategy: Green Paper
that sets out how it proposes to build a modern, research and development-led economy for a 'global Britain'.
Waste and Recycling
10 April 2017
The UK's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority has published its Business Plan for 1 April 2017 to 30 March 2020. Based on the third edition of NDA's Strategy, published in April 2016, the Business Plan sets out its objectives and expected progress for all 17 of its nuclear sites over the next three years, in line with the funding agreed with the Treasury and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
05 April 2017
French utility Engie plans to transfer its 40% share in UK nuclear power plant developer NuGeneration to Japan's Toshiba. NuGen, which plans to build three Westinghouse AP1000 reactors at Moorside in West Cumbria is "facing some significant challenges", Engie said, that have led to the decision to exercise its contractual right to transfer its stake to Toshiba.