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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


£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


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 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 Minister Chris Huhne visits Hinkley

The Government’s Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Chris Huhne MP, visited Hinkley this week to see for himself the site of the new nuclear power station. Chris Huhne was visiting Hink... 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 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 Point C go-ahead boosts Somerset’s business credentials according to Somerset 3D

The UK’s first new nuclear build for nearly three decades is a boost for Somerset as a business destination, according to inward investment organisation Somerset 3D. Two new reactors will be b... more


Hinkley project update

Work is continuing to progress contracts in line with the overall timetable for the project subject to planning permission and any recommendations from the final Weightman report due out in Septe... more


Huntspill, Somerset - 250 acre Energy Park gets ready

Working in conjunction with Sedgemoor District Council, BAE Systems and their consultant team are continuing to advance proposals to develop the former Royal Ordnance Factory situated at Puriton, Nort... more


International trade is good for Somerset

Bringing Export Week to a close, the Somerset in Business Conference 2013 ‘International trade is good for Somerset’ provided opportunities for new exporters and practical advice for exist... more


New investors recognise Somerset's opportunities in nuclear

The decision over planning permission for the proposed Hinkley Point C power station should be determined by the end of 2011. In the likely event that this should be approved, this will become a... more


New, nationally-operated Manufacturing Advisory Service could help generate £1.5bn in growth

South West manufacturers will continue to receive expert advice and practical, hands-on support from the same local network of manufacturing specialists but with the additional support and backing of ... more


NRC – A new world class nuclear research centre for the South-West

The Nuclear Research Centre (NRC) is a joint venture between the University of Bristol and the University of Oxford which will create a centre of national and international importance in nuclear resea... more