French unease at potential power shortages this winter have been alleviated by claims from the country’s gas power sector that there is sufficient capacity from the industry to sustain the country.
The chief executive of EDF Energy, the company building the UK’s first nuclear power plant in a generation says the British taxpayer will not be footing the bill for unforeseen rises in the cost of building the plant.
Bristol University, as reported earlier this week, is pioneering a technology which aims to prevent coastal nuclear and coal-fired power plants from being disrupted by swarms of jellyfish.
Bristol University in England has been enlisted in an attempt to stop jellyfish interrupting the performances of coastal power plants.
Corporate Risk Associates (CRA) has been awarded a new contract by EDF Energy to perform a technical review of a reliability analysis developed for upgrades to the Process Control and Distributed Computer Systems at Sizewell B nuclear power plant in Suffolk, England.
The British government, EDF and China General Nuclear Group have signed an agreement to commence development of Britain’s new generation of nuclear power plants, 12 years after then Prime Minister Tony Blair kick-started the process with his party’s energy review.