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£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


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


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


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 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


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


LEP funds mean business for Somerset

The news that the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has been successful in its request for start-up funds is a great boost for inward investment as well as businesses already ... more


Nuclear development brings jobs boom to Somerset

‘Somerset is open for business’ is the message coming out of the county, as companies of all sizes prepare for the Hinkley redevelopment near Bridgwater. Opportunities are there for suppli... more


Nuclear New Build at Hinkley C - Contract Opportunities Events

Companies in the south west can take advantage of two information events being held in December to help them understand the opportunities associated with the new nuclear build at Hinkley, Somerset. ... more


Nuclear renaissance boosts British businesses

The UK is benefitting from a nuclear renaissance thanks to investment in power plants across the country, from Hinkley Point in Somerset to potential new nuclear sites in Suffolk and Anglesey. Expe... more