The UK Government has published its Nuclear Safeguards Bill to establish a domestic nuclear safeguards regime in preparation for the country’s departure from Euratom.
China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) has said that it is exploring a bid to invest in Toshiba’s troubled £15 billion Moorside nuclear power station on the Cumbrian coast in northwest England.
MAN has announced the launch of its latest in the line of its diesel engines, the 26 MW MAN 20V45/60.
China and the UK are collaborating on the development of the next generation of offshore wind power capacity, with a focus on identifying the best locations for new installations, and making them more resilient to harsh weather conditions including typhoons and earthquakes.
Nicolas Hulot, France’s Environment Minister, has announced that France could close up to 17 nuclear reactors by 2025.
Siemens Gamesa and DONG Energy have signed an agreement for the supply of 94 8MW turbines, for a total capacity of 752MW at the Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind power plant being developed in Dutch waters.
EDF has estimated that the cost of completing the new Hinkley Point nuclear plant will be nearly 10 per cent more than it had expected.
A coalition of 13 major energy industry firms, including Siemens, Shell, Statoil, Solar Power Europe, and Total, have launched a new initiative to limit the amount of state aid subsidies to power plants with high emission levels across the European Union.
Siemens Gamesa have installed five 6 MW wind turbines on floating platforms in Stord, Norway for the 30 MW Hywind Scotland project, the world’s largest floating wind farm.
UK-based Centrica has agreed to sell two of its combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power stations, Langage and South Humber Bank, to EP UK Investments (EPUK) for £318 million.