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Russia gas cuts have a large impact on Uniper

Russia gas cuts have a large impact on Uniper Energy group Uniper, which holds and conducts eight power plants all across the UK, including hard coal power plant Ratcliffe-On-Soar in Nottinghamshire, is reportedly in talks for a potential bailout. In past weeks, the cut gas movements from Russia had a large impact on the company’s…
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Rolls-Royce greeted back home to Manchester.

Rolls-Royce greeted back home to Manchester. Rolls-Royce has said it will come back to Manchester to reconstruct its new headquarters for its Smaller Modular Reactors (SMR) business unit. The move comes roughly 120 years later when Charles Rolls met Henry Royce at the Midland Hotel in Manchester. The new office will have a location at…
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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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UK’s fusion is not a threat!

UK’s fusion is not a threat! The development on the UK’s fusion energy plans is quickly gaining pace. The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has said it has finished trials of a ‘robotic snake’ that could help control fusion energy power plants in the future. Designed to operate within fusion energy power plant pipework, 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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Energy bills for homes near Nuclear Power plants Lower?

Energy bills for homes near Nuclear Power plants Lower?: Homes closer to nuclear power plants and wind farms could get lower energy bills. We have been told that the government is supposedly publishing its Energy Security Strategy (ESS) this week – the new plan is likely to have a clear goal of increasing renewable and…
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Last coal-fired power station’s chimney destroyed

Last coal-fired power station’s chimney destroyed: Scotland has just reached a watershed moment in coal history. It comes after the 600-foot chimney of Longannet Power Plant, Scotland’s last remaining coal-fired power station, was demolished. Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, detonated 700 kg of explosives earlier today to bring down the chimney stack that has stood…
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West Burton C power station granted development

West Burton C power station granted development:  The West Burton C power station, which will have a generating capacity of up to 299MW, has been granted development consent. The Planning Inspectorate allowed the go-ahead of development following an application presented by EDF Energy (Thermal Generation) Ltd on 30th April 2019. The power station will be…
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