Unite warn Energy minister to 'step up to the plate' over pension issue affecting 16,000 nuclear industry workers, or risk facing industrial action.
Dods Monitoring's Rob Micklewright reviews the Nuclear Industry Association's annual conference with speeches from key stakeholders including the Energy Minister.
Commenting on the Autumn Statement, Tom Greatrex, Chief Executive of the Nuclear Industry Association, said:
A new report from the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has highlighted the importance of combining bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) if the UK is to meet its 2050 greenhouse gas emission reduction targets cost-effectively.
Any move to a low carbon UK energy system that uses new and more varied sources of energy generation will require investment and an upgrade of the current energy networks infrastructure, according to a new report from the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI).
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) committee chair Neil Parish MP joined stakeholders from the energy sector including Calor Gas, to discuss the questions of improving UK air quality and reducing emissions.
A new report from the Energy Technologies Institute has revealed that small modular reactors could be operating in the UK by 2030.
MIMA is encouraged to hear the Prime Minister’s announcement today that the UK will ratify the Paris Agreement by the end of this year, and must now focus on putting in place the national policy framework necessary to deliver on the agreement and the UK’s own climate objectives.
The Nuclear Industry Association has welcomed the Government’s decision to confirm Britain's first new nuclear power plant in 20 years.
GMB is delighted that the first of the badly needed fleet of new nuclear power stations is going ahead.
The Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) welcomes the Government’s decision to press ahead with Hinkley Point C, providing a major boost for the UK's nuclear industry.
The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has responded to the Parliamentary Advisory Group on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) report published today.
Following the Government's decision to delay Hinkley Point C, the Nuclear Industry Association has called on new ministers to move quickly.
The Welsh Affairs Committee’s report ‘The Future of Nuclear Power in Wales’ shows how the Welsh economy will benefit from new nuclear power in Wales, and has been welcomed today by the trade body for the nuclear industry, the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA).
The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has appointed North Energy Associates (NEA) to lead a new Carbon Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Evidence Analysis project in its Bioenergy Programme.
Almost 400 members of Unite and RMT unions working for Wood Group across eight Shell oil and gas platforms in the North Sea will be striking for the first time in a generation in a dispute over 30 per cent pay cuts and changes to allowances, it was announced today (Monday 18 July).
The National Audit Office has today published a report on some of the main electricity system challenges the UK faces in the next two decades, and the aims and responsibilities of the Department of Energy & Climate Change.
The Nuclear Industry Association's Rupert Lewis tries to make sense of the UK's changing political landscape and takes some comfort from DECC Secretary Amber Rudd's recent statement: 'We remain committed to new nuclear power in the UK – to provide clean, secure energy'.
CEO of the Nuclear Industry Association, former Labour MP Tom Greatrex, calls for a post-referendum 'period of calm & a clarity of purpose and determination' to ensure the vital investment needed to revitalise the UK’s energy infrastructure is delivered.
How UK governments from now use their freedom from EU policy constraints will be watched closely, says EY.
Responding to the Government’s call for ideas, Rory Moss, MD at insulation manufacturer ROCKWOOL UK, shares his thoughts on upgrading buildings to improve health and well-being.
April 27th sees Warmer & Greener: A Guide to the Future of Domestic Energy Efficiency Policy launched in Parliament. A key report that comes in the wake of inquiries by the Energy & Climate Change Committee, National Audit Office and the upcoming Bonfield Review, Warmer & Greener provides workable solutions in a four part approach.
The project aims to develop and demonstrate a commercially viable automated system that will realise potential fuel savings of up to 8% across the UK HDV land fleet by 2020.
Sarah Kostense-Winterton, Executive Director of MIMA comments: