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Hinkley Point C


Costs Rise as Virus Delays Hinkley Nuclear Build

The developer of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant project said impacts from the coronavirus pandemic may delay construction of the new reactors by six months, and raise the…


Evolution of Nuclear Power Continues with Operation of First EPR

Unit 1 at the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in China is the site of a milestone for nuclear technology. It also illustrates cooperation between France and China, using the lessons…


Finnish Nuclear Plant Start-up Delayed Again

Another nuclear power project has been delayed, as the Fennovoima consortium and Russia’s state-run nuclear company Rosatom said the Hanhikivi 1 power plant’s projected start-up date has been pushed to…


POWER Digest

UK Gives First Consent for Hinkley Point C EPRs.The UK’s Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) on March 27 gave its approval to allow a consortium to begin placing structural concrete…


Hinkley Point C in Question as UK Government Rethinks EDF Agreement
Hinkley Point

In an abrupt turn, the UK government has signaled that it will carefully consider its backing of a deal to build two nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point C in Somerset,…