Tag : Nuclear power

Hinkley Point C is finally given the green light

2 years ago / 0 comments

It is great news for Britain’s nuclear industry as Hinckley Point C, a new nuclear power station, has officially been given the go-ahead for construction, despite previous fears that the whole project could be scrapped when the new Prime Minister, Theresa May put it under review this summer. Despite some … Read More

Germany: a model for energy in the future?

3 years ago / 0 comments

Germany is moving away from nuclear and fossil fuels as an energy resource and are moving towards a more renewable future. Renewables now make up 27% of the energy for Germany’s electricity. This has been rising at an unprecedented rate, especially when compared with other European countries, as the last … Read More

Japan reverses ban on nuclear power and buys UK stations

6 years ago / 0 comments

On 11th March 2011, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant suffered a partial meltdown due to a large earthquake and tsunami, putting the entire Japanese east coast on standby. The International Nuclear Event Scale (INES) rated the disaster as a grade 7. Only one other nuclear disaster has received such a … Read More