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Official statistics published by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) show the vital role nuclear power plays in providing low carbon electricity in Scotland, with more than 80% of the electricity generated coming from nuclear and renewable sources.
Commenting on the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) economic assessment of nuclear small modular reactors (SMRs) study, Chris Lewis, EY’s UK&I Infrastructure Lead, says:
Responding to the speech made by Energy Minister Richard Harrington, The UK Nuclear Industry Association’s Chief Executive Tom Greatrex said:
Responding to the announcement that KEPCO has been selected as preferred bidder for NuGen, Tom Greatrex, Chief Executive of the Nuclear Industry Association, said:
British engineering and design expertise is helping deliver cost-reductions at Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm, as its key project subcontractor Atkins targets new designs which will be more efficient than anything else currently in operation.
A new study released today shows that the UK’s civil nuclear sector contributed £6.4 billion to the UK economy last year – equivalent to the aerospace manufacturing industry; and its 65,000 employees are part of one of the most productive workforces in the country.
Commenting on the launch of the government’s Industrial Strategy White Paper, Lord Hutton, Chairman of the Nuclear Industry Association and co-chair of the Nuclear Industry Council, said:
EY welcomes Hammond's changes to the UK oil and gas tax legislation.
Bosses at the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant have ‘gone cold’ on the possibility of a pay deal as a one day strike by more than 1,100 craft workers on Tuesday (7 November) is set to go-ahead.
The deal agreed by Theresa May to build Britain's first new nuclear power plant in 20 years will hit the poorest the hardest, MPs have warned.
EY says the next decade will be 'critical' for the UK's nuclear supply chain.
The Managing Director of SSE Wholesale, Martin Pibworth, urges the Government to consider the advantages of its current Carbon Price Floor mechanism 'to provide certainty into the 2020s, whilst it considers the longer-term options presented in the Helm review for carbon pricing and electricity generation'.
John McDonnell will argue today that more than £37bn that has been paid to shareholders of privatised rail, telecoms, energy and water companies could and should have been invested in public services.
New polling released today shows that only 10% of the UK public agree with the UK government’s decision to leave Euratom, the Treaty which regulates the nuclear sector across Europe, at the same time as leaving the European Union.
The National Infrastructure Commission has issued a consultation on a National Infrastructure Assessment - Congestion, Capacity, Carbon: Priorities for National Infrastructure.
The government’s Clean Growth Strategy, which sets out how it will decarbonise all sectors of the UK economy, has been welcomed by the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA).
The Nuclear Industry Association have responded to the Government's Nuclear Safeguards Bill.
The distinction between energy and electricity is diminishing, said the Nuclear Industry Association at a Conservative party conference fringe event.
Young people in the UK are the main supporters of greenhouse emissions reduction and believe that the Government need to do more to deliver emissions savings, according to a new survey carried out for the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI).
Caroline Flint MP & Lisa Nandy MP joined the Nuclear Industry Association's Chief Executive on the panel at a Labour conference fringe event, discussing how nuclear energy can play a role in rebalancing the UK economy.
Labour would undertake a "radical" programme of renationalisation if it wins the next election - with the Government setting the price, John McDonnell has declared.
Atkins, in partnership with Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP) and LDA Design, has won the Energy, Efficiency and Sustainability award at The Engineer Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2017 for their collaborative work on the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project. The awards celebrate projects and initiatives in engineering that are collaborative, innovative and inspiring.
Brand new solar farm opened in Leeds this year to support the production of Coca-Cola.
The reduction of the cost of offshore wind in the UK has been impressive, but embracing innovation in areas such as Big Data could bring them down further, says Andy Thompson, Atkins' Market Lead for Offshore Engineering.