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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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Sizewell C eyed by centrica?

Sizewell C eyed by centrica? British Gas owner Centrica is reportedly to have plans to join EDF in assisting the Sizewell C nuclear power station in Suffolk. According to Daily Mail, Centrica has arranged to take a stake in the project which is currently at a stage to appeal to new investors. A couple 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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New funding mechanism crucial to rising nuclear capacity

New funding mechanism crucial to rising nuclear capacity

New funding mechanism crucial to rising nuclear capacity: A new funding mechanism for the nuclear sector, the Regulated Asset Base (RAB) model, has the potential to increase the UK’s nuclear capacity to 24GW over the next 30 years, according to Cornwall Insight’s Benchmark Power Curve (BPC). A significant rise when compared with the 6.7GW that…
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Sizewell C getting hotter with Direct Air Capture funds

Sizewell C getting hotter with Direct Air Capture funds: The intended Sizewell C nuclear power project located on the Suffolk coast has been guaranteed £250,000 in government funding to build direct air capture (DAC) technology. Direct air capture entails removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere & storing it.  Some of this CO2 can also be…
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Welsh Govt signs MoU with Sizewell C Consortium

Welsh Govt signs MoU with Sizewell C Consortium: The Welsh Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Sizewell C Consortium. They are a group of nearly 200 businesses & trade unions from the UK nuclear supply chain which are supporting the suggested nuclear power station located in Suffolk. The MoU is predicted to eventually…
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