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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


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


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 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 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


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


Marine Energy Park adds to Somerset’s green credentials

The UK’s first Marine Energy Park will be a great boost for the renewable energy industry in Somerset, according to inward investment organisation Somerset 3D.   “We are very much... 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