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1,000th firm sign-ups for power station project

More than 1,000 Somerset businesses have now registered on a dedicated website as potential suppliers to the multi-billion pound power station project planned at Hinkley Point. To mark the occasion... more


£10bn Hinkley – Britain’s first new nuclear site moves closer

Hinkley Point, the proposed first new nuclear power station in Britain, is a step closer, with the second stage consultation of planning now complete and more contracts out to tender. Hinkley is li... more


£6m Energy Skills Centre in Bridgwater leaps forward

As government spending is cut back and quangos are culled, two major institutions are pressing ahead with plans to build training facilities for the ‘green engineers’ of the future. ... more


£6m Energy Skills Centre opens

The Energy Skills Centre at Bridgwater College opened today, offering state-of-the-art training facilities for the nuclear engineers of the future.   The Energy Skills Centre in Bridgwater is f... more


£8m Energy Skills Centre - update

Just a month after opening its doors, the Energy Skills Centre at Bridgwater College is pressing ahead with plans to educate the next generation of nuclear engineers.   The centre offers st... more


5th/6th July, Nuclear New Build 2011 Conference and Exhibition

  Inward investment body Somerset 3D is exhibiting at the Nuclear New Build 2011 Conference and Exhibition a the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster on 5th and 6th July. O... more


EDF Energy awards £30m contract for a temporary jetty at Hinkley Point C

EDF Energy has selected Hampshire-based Dean & Dyball Civil Engineering to build a temporary sea jetty at the site of its proposed new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset. The &poun...; more


EDF Energy motto in Somerset is: “A new power station is not the only thing we will create”.

EDF Energy Chief Executive, Vincent de Rivaz attended the Nuclear Development Forum on 27 October with the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Chris Huhne MP, Energy Minister Charles Hend... more


EDF welcomes interim Weightman Safety Report

EDF Energy has welcomed the interim Weightman report into the implications of events at Fukushima and pledged to implement all recommendations to further enhance its strong nuclear safety programme. ... more


Energy Skills Centre provides future nuclear engineers

Somerset educational establishments are ready to deliver the skills necessary to meet the nuclear and renewables demand of the future, and while some school building budgets are being cut, they&rs...; more


Have you got your Nuclear Passport?

A Nuclear Skills Passport scheme is being introduced to ensure that everyone with access to the nuclear new build at Hinkley has had the right quality and safety training.   The Nuclear Ski... more


Hinkley – first new nuclear site in the UK

Britain’s nuclear renaissance is underway with the proposed £10 billion development at Hinkley power station in Somerset, the first of the next generation of nuclear sites to be commission... more


Hinkley C opportunities for collaboration and new investment

Significant effort is being taken by the Somerset Hinkley Supply Chain Team, a joint Somerset Chamber of Commerce and EDF Energy project, to develop good intelligence of local supplier capability in o... more


Hinkley C Work Package Update

In preparation for a start on the construction of the two power units at Hinkley C progress is continuing to be made by EDF Energy on the tendering and letting of the various work packages. A s... more


Hinkley green light kick-starts opportunities for business, says Somerset 3D

Hinkley Point C on the Somerset coast has received a further boost as West Somerset District Council granted approval on 28th July for preparatory works at the site. The third-generation nuclear power... more