Invest in renewables to fund nuke clean-up, councils urge Whitehall

A protest group centred on local councils claims to have found a way of meeting at least part of Britain’s multi-billion public bill for...

Sizewell C decision still on hold, this time until July

Energy ministers at D-BEIS have for a second time delayed taking a final decision on the development consent order (DCO) for the Sizewell C...

Sizewell C: Kwarteng finds £100 million to lure investors

Prospects for Sizewell C, Britain’s second new nuclear mega-project, advanced today as energy secretary Kwasi Kwarteng confirmed £100 million of government cash to encourage...

Nukes: French see Olkiluoto 3 feeding Finns’ grid ‘in January’; Rolls-Royce SMRs ‘fully funded’

The 12-year-delayed nuclear forerunner of Hinkley Point C is expected to be pumping power into its nation’s grid late next month, according to an...

Onshore wind supported by 80% of Brits, as renewables resisters change minds or die

Britons’ resistance to renewable energy continues to weaken even among the old, the government’s long-term tracking study of public attitudes indicates. A combined 87% of...

New funding mechanism mooted for Big Nukes

The costs of new nuclear power stations look set to be loaded more directly on to consumers, under new, Treasury-approved rules announced by D-BEIS. A...