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  • 26 August 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development

    The UK can meet its energy and climate change targets even if the proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear power station is not built, and alternatives, including the construction of additional offshore wind farms, work out cheaper, according to a report by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU). Replacing all electricity generated by the proposed Hinkley Point […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following UK Government’s decision to re-examine EDF’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power project, offshore wind has emerged as a potentially better solution for the country than nuclear power.  Namely, after the board of EDF approved Hinkley Point C, which would be built together with China General Nuclear (CGN), and was ready to enter into an agreement with […]

  • 15 September 2016

    The UK government today gave the green light for the construction of Hinkley Point C, an GBP 18 billion nuclear power plant developed by EDF, which will take 10 years to be built and will have a lifespan of 35 years. “The Contract for Difference would provide a set price of £92.50 per megawatt hour of electricity provided by […]

  • 15 September 2016

    The UK government today gave the green light for the construction of Hinkley Point C, an GBP 18 billion nuclear power plant developed by EDF, which will take 10 years to be built and will have a lifespan of 35 years. “The Contract for Difference would provide a set price of £92.50 per megawatt hour of electricity provided by […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has completed a five-month specialist unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey campaign at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station project. The company provided a turnkey solution to survey, identify and dispose of any UXO identified at Hinkley Point C in order to ensure the site was free from UXO risks prior […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Hinkley Point C contractors have now completed the licensed work to dredge and deposit mud in the Severn Estuary, EDF Energy said in their latest announcement.  According to the official release, “this mud is no different to mud found anywhere else up and down the coast. It has been thoroughly tested by a UK Government […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has started discussions with EDF Energy about a new marine licence application to dispose of dredged material from the Bristol Channel into a disposal site off the coast of Cardiff, South Wales. EDF has submitted its plan to NRW for the sampling and testing of the sediment from the construction site […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment

    Somerset needs a back-up plan for energy and local economy due to the prediction made by South West Green party candidates about Hinkley Point C upcoming collapse, and Bridgwater tidal lagoon proposal made by Tidal Lagoon Power might just be right solution. Hinkley Point C project, a proposed 3.2 GW nuclear power plant to be built […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones has called the UK government to offer price support for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon ‘on the same terms’ to that agreed for the nuclear power station.

  • 22 February 2012

    A Kier BAM joint venture has now signed contracts with EDF Energy to carry out £100+ million of site preparation works for the Somerset‘s Hinkley Point C project. The work includes excavation, earthworks, terracing, the installation of construction site infrastructure and formation of roads and networks to allow main construction to start. The contract is […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The first tidal power conference involving more than 20 local authorities and organisations around the Bristol Channel coast will be hosted by West Somerset Council on April 16. West Somerset is already at the forefront of 21st century power production as it is the host authority for the proposed new nuclear plant, Hinkley Point C. […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

      The proposal to build a £1.3 billion energy generating tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay is reportedly set to be rejected by the UK government in an announcement rumored to be made next week. The decision to reject the proposal has already been made, according to a source cited by Financial Times. The ministers were […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has completed its assessment of the sample results of proposed dredged material from the Bristol Channel set for disposal in Welsh waters. Analysis of the samples by independent experts, against international guidelines, found the chemical and radiological results were within acceptable, safe limits, said NRW in its release. “Following the results, […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Institute of Directors (IoD) poll which surveyed nearly 1,000 business leaders found they strongly support the deployment of renewable energy technologies in UK, with wave and tidal receiving highest level of support of 88%.

  • 15 May 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Power’s CEO Mark Shorrock revealed on May 9 that the company had proposed a joint funding package for its Swansea Bay tidal lagoon to the UK government to ensure the tidal lagoon’s Contract for Difference (CfD) would be no greater than that offered for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant.

  • 11 September 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP) has secured the grid connection for a 3,240MW capacity Cardiff Tidal Lagoon expected to generate among the cheapest electricity of all new power stations built in the UK. Tidal Lagoon Power’s chief executive, Mark Shorrock, said: “Today we have secured the grid connection for a tidal power station equal in installed capacity […]

  • 14 April 2014

    The first tidal power conference involving more than 20 local authorities and organisations around the Bristol Channel coast will be hosted by West Somerset Council on April 16. West Somerset is already at the forefront of 21st century power production as it is the host authority for the proposed new nuclear plant, Hinkley Point C. […]

  • 20 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from May 14 – 20, 2018.

  • 22 February 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The new, historic low, price of offshore wind can be replicated by tidal lagoon industry with the right government leadership, according to the Chairman of All-Party Parliamentary Group for Marine Energy and Tidal Lagoons Richard Graham.

  • 10 October 2014
    Authorities & Government

    Four offshore wind farms that could provide enough energy to power over 1.4 million Scottish homes have received development consent, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing announced today. Once completed, the developments in the Forth and Tay region – Neart Na Gaoithe, Inch Cape Offshore Limited, Seagreen Alpha and Seagreen Bravo – could be capable of generating […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Tidal Lagoon Power has agreed the grid connection deal with National Grid for the proposed 3.2GW Cardiff tidal lagoon project in the Severn Estuary.

  • 25 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The UK government has rejected the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon proposal, stating that it does not meet the requirements for value for money.