EDF is to close its Dungeness B nuclear power station in Kent, seven years earlier than planned as the UK’s nuclear fleet continues to shrink.
Urgent action is needed to jumpstart grid decarbonisation according to the Nuclear Industry Association, RenewableUK and Solar Energy UK.
The T-4 Capacity Market auction has cleared in its 12th round today, with a price between £20 - £15/kW/year.
Renewables have overtaken fossil fuels in Europe in what is being hailed as a “landmark” moment.
EDF’s Hinkley Point C nuclear plant will be delayed by a further six months due to disruption from COVID-19.
EDF’s Sizewell B nuclear power plant is now back to full power, as the UK’s energy demand continues to return to normal.
Hitachi has pulled out of the troubled Wylfa Newydd nuclear project in Wales, citing the changed investment environment caused by COVID-19.