Friday, January 18, 2019

Hitachi pullout throws UK nuclear policy into disarray

When Tony Blair warned 13 years ago that it would be a “dereliction of duty” to fail to build a fleet of new...

What role does nuclear power play in UK and what are alternatives?

What role does nuclear play in the UK today? Britain’s old nuclear power stations supply around a fifth of electricity supplies and are a...

What role does nuclear power play in UK and what are alternatives?

What role does nuclear play in the UK today? Britain’s old nuclear power stations supply around a fifth of electricity supplies and are a...

Hitachi nuclear decision bad news for UK

Hitachi’s decision to halt investment at its long-planned nuclear plant at Wylfa in Wales undermines the UK government’s energy strategy. For the past...

Does the Hitachi decision mean the end of the UK's nuclear dream?

Ever since Tony Blair rebooted support for nuclear power 13 years ago, British governments have been committed to a new generation of reactors...

Hitachi suspends work on Welsh nuclear plant project

Hitachi has suspended work on its nuclear power station project at Wylfa in Wales in a move that leaves the UK’s energy strategy...

Hitachi set to scrap £16bn nuclear power station in Wales

Hitachi is expected to scrap plans to build a nuclear power station in Wales, becoming the second firm in two months to abandon...

California utility firm suspected of starting deadly wildfires goes bankrupt

The utility company that services more than a third of California announced Monday it plans to file for bankruptcy by the end of...

SSE hits out after Bulb claims big energy firms are squeezing families

A row has broken out between the UK’s second biggest energy supplier and one of the largest challenger firms over whether small companies...

On the charge: why batteries are the future of clean energy

Why have batteries become important? In a world increasingly anxious about climate change, the surge in the generation of renewable energy over the past...