Nuclear plant Hinkley Point C continues to power ahead

New photos and film footage released by EDF shows the scale and construction progress of the new nuclear power station. The construction of Hinkley Point C began two years ago after the government signed a deal with French firm EDF and its Chinese partner CGN. More than 3,200 people are now working on the project in Somerset. EDF has said it would...

New Eggborough Power Station gets green light

Eggborough Power Station

Development consent has been granted to Eggborough Power Limited (EPL) for the development of a new gas fired power station near Selby in North Yorkshire. The new combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plant will be built on the site of the existing coal-fired power station creating 1,200 construction jobs. Once operational it will be capable of supplying electricity to more than 2 million homes. Plans...

ExxonMobil plans for UK’s largest oil refinery to receive £500m upgrade

fawley refinery

US oil giant ExxonMobil is preparing to spend more than £500m on a major overhaul of the Fawley refinery. If approved by local authorities, the half a billion pound upgrade would enable the refinery to produce more high-quality diesel from new oil processing units, and extend the life of the facility. Located on the south coast of England Fawley processes around 270,000...

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