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Interconnectors plugging CM's new-build generation gap

Interconnectors plugging CM’s new-build generation gap

Interconnectors plugging CM’s new-build generation gap: T-4 Capacity Market (CM) auctions have traditionally been a potential signal for new-build generation with their longer-term procurement structure. However, research from Cornwall Insight on the T-4 CM auctions has seen an irregular new build development pattern emerge. In the seven T-4 auctions held since the CM’s inception, 12.6GW…
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Rolls-Royce unveils UK scheme for 16 mini-nuclear plants

Rolls-Royce unveils UK scheme for 16 mini-nuclear plants: A group of UK companies headed by Rolls-Royce has unveiled plans to set up 16 mini-nuclear plants in Britain. Each condensed nuclear power station will offer 440MW of electricity, that is sufficient to power a city of 450,000 homes for 60 years. The projects will bolster the…
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Sizewell B nuclear plant returns to full power

Sizewell B nuclear plant returns to full power: The 1,200MW Sizewell B nuclear station run by EDF Energy has gone back onto full power as delectricity demand returns to normal in the UK. The plant was run at half capacity for a period of four months to help manage the impact of very low power…
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New consortium calls for Sizewell C backing

New consortium calls for Sizewell C backing: The government is being urged by a new industrial consortium consisting of 32 major nuclear supply chain businesses and trade unions to back the proposed Sizewell C nuclear power project on the Suffolk coast. Atkins, Balfour Beatty Bailey, Cavendish Nuclear, Doosan Babcock, EDF, Laing O’Rourke and Mott MacDonald…
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