National Grid: Shelved nuclear energy projects take £137m out of profits

The grid operator lost 31% of its profits before tax, down to £1.84 billion

Welsh Secretary in Japan to discuss nuclear with Hitachi

Alun Cairns’ visit comes after the Japanese firm said it would shelve the £16bn power plant last month

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Hitachi scraps Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant: Industry responds

The Japanese firm has announced it will shelve the £16 billion plant on Anglesey

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Hitachi scraps Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant

Developer Hitachi has failed to reach an agreement with the UK Government regarding strike prices

Hitachi appoints three more UK firms for Wylfa nuclear project

It is expected to produce around 2.9GW of electricity once operational

Horizon awards contract to manage Wylfa nuclear plant

Bechtel will oversee the project management of the proposed power station on the Isle of Anglesey

Public invited to examine application for proposed Welsh nuclear plant

They will have the opportunity to play a part in the planning process and influence the outcome

Horizon Nuclear Power’s Wylfa Newydd plans formally approved

Four key environmental permits will now enter the assessment stage

EU gives ‘positive’ environmental opinion for nuclear plant in Wales

Horizon said it is a “crucial enabler” for one of the key domestic environmental permits it requires for the Wylfa Newydd project

New wave of nuclear apprentices join project

The next generation of workers at the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in Anglesey have started their three-year apprenticeships. Horizon Nuclear Power welcomed the 11 new apprentices from schools across North Wales to the operations team that will run the nuclear power station once it is built. Gerwyn Williams, Horizon’s Apprenticeship Manager, said: “We’re committed […]

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