Hinkley Point B shutdown may affect grid

Hinkley Point B shutdown may affect grid The nuclear power station Hinkley Point B (HPB) in Somerset will withdraw from generating electricity today at 10am. The shutdown comes among worries over Britain’s winter energy stock as Russia chokes off gas flows to the EU. It is predicted that the closure of the plant will take…
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EDF & Veolia condemned for keeping Russian ties

EDF & Veolia condemned for keeping Russian ties: Energy company EDF and waste, energy and water services firm Veolia have encountered criticism for maintaining various contracts with Russia. Environmental group Greenpeace has pushed for EDF to cut the contractual connections to Russian state-owned firm Rosatom. Reports believe the contract with the Russian nuclear power giant…
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UK’s nuclear power plans at risk by EDF?

UK’s nuclear power plans at risk by EDF? The plan to nationalise EDF has recently emitted concerns over the company’s capability to help promising UK nuclear power projects, also including Hinkley Point C in Somerset. The proposed Hinkley Point C project would be the 1st nuclear power station to be constructed in the UK in…
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Suppliers & charities meet to offer extra help for customers

Suppliers & charities meet to offer extra help for customers: Charities and consumer groups met up with energy suppliers to propose potential steps that could help households through the energy crisis. Agents from charities Citizens Advice, National Energy Action and StepChange as well as Martin Lewis of Money Saving Expert met with the CEOs of…
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Sizewell C nuclear project abandoned by EDF

Sizewell C nuclear project abandoned by EDF EDF is supposedly ready to move away from the Sizewell C nuclear power project. Some of the UK’s largest unions sent a letter to the Business Secretary warning the future of the plant will be in jeopardy if the government delays a government investment decision (GID). This choice…
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Stake bought by UK in Sizewell C nuclear power station

Stake bought by UK in Sizewell C nuclear power station A 20% stake will be taken in the expected Sizewell C nuclear power project in Suffolk by the government. in the past £100 million was committed by the ministers for the progress and development of the Sizewell C nuclear plant. The Prime Minister in the…
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EDF’s coal fired power station could help this winter

EDF’s coal fired power station could help this winter: The government could allegedly soon come to an agreement with EDF to keep a Nottinghamshire coal-fired power station working longer than its scheduled closure. The energy firm is in consultations with ministers concerning prolonging the life of its West Burton A power station, close to Retford.…
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Somerset’s nuclear plant shutdown will not be delayed

Somerset’s nuclear plant shutdown will not be delayed EDF, the holder of the Hinkley Point B nuclear power station in Somerset has ruled out extending the lifespan of its project. The government was supposedly cautioned that almost six million homes could be faced with possible power cuts due to energy shortages as a result of…
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Severe hit on customers’ payment ability say energy chiefs

Severe hit on customers’ payment ability say energy chiefs: Customers in the millions are finding it difficult to pay their energy bills after a large increase in the price cap with average household gas & electricity bills soaring to £1,971 per year. Michael Lewis, Chief Executive Officer of E.ON, speaking in a session of the…
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Sizewell B could have its life expanded by EDF

Sizewell B could have its life expanded by EDF: 20 year life extension plans have been announced by EDF for their Sizewell B power station. The plant, located on the Suffolk coast, was originally planned to close in 2035 could have its life expanded to 2055. The energy producer state the final decision would be…
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