‘Just in case’: UK extends life of EDF’s West Burton coal-fired power station

The government has confirmed that energy giant EDF has agreed to keep its West Burton coal-fired power station online over the coming winter, with discussions ongoing about the prospect of two further coal plants similarly extending their life. Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng announced the move late afternoon on Twitterstating that “with uncertainty in … Read more

Hinkley Point C confirms fresh delays, as MPs raise nuclear decommissioning concerns

Developer reveals flagship project is facing further delays, as Public Accounts Committee raises alarm over wider nuclear industry decommissioning costs The Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant is facing a further year delay and an additional £3bn of costs, according to an update from developer EDF. The company today published a review of the project, … Read more