Hinkley Point C

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The Observer view on Britain’s urgent need to commit to nuclear power | Observer editorial
The government denied wavering over the future of Sizewell C, but it needs to come up with an energy plan – and quickly

Observer editorial

06, Nov, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Could nuclear plant ruin Suffolk haven for avocets, bitterns and harriers?
Sizewell C proposal will power 6m homes but could pose a threat to Minsmere nature reserve, the RSPB’s jewel in the crown

Robin McKie Science editor

02, Jul, 2022 @1:32 PM

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Hinkley Point B nuclear plant could be spared imminent closure
Energy secretary Kwasi Kwarteng believed to be open to extension in response to leap in gas prices and energy security concerns

Rob Davies

01, May, 2022 @1:04 PM

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Three-quarters of Britons back expansion of wind power, poll reveals
Survey suggests even Tory voters are unlikely to support Conservatives’ nuclear-first energy policy

Toby Helm and Robin McKie

10, Apr, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Britain was promised a bold and visionary energy plan. But we’ve been sold a dud | Jim Watson
One of Britain’s top scientists says the new power security strategy does little to help people or the planet

Jim Watson

09, Apr, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Nuclear power is back in the game, but remains a distant prospect for UK
The industry has been in steady decline but some believe the war in Ukraine makes the case for revival of energy technology

Rob Davies

27, Mar, 2022 @12:05 AM

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A new cold war? Britain’s relationship with China is much more complex than that | Martin Thorley
In a globalised world, the claim that a Chinese agent forged links with UK politicians shouldn’t surprise us, says postdoctoral research fellow Martin Thorley

Martin Thorley

23, Jan, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Government pledges £1.7bn of public money to new nuclear plant
The Guardian understands the funding is likely to be used to back the planned £20bn Sizewell C

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

27, Oct, 2021 @4:18 PM

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Plan for UK nuclear financing model moves upfront cost to energy bills
Legislation paves way for firms building nuclear plants to charge households long before completion

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

26, Oct, 2021 @4:38 PM

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Building Britain’s Biggest Nuclear Power Station review – so boring it’s a masterpiece!
There’s a scene more dull than watching paint dry ... and yet somehow, this BBC documentary on a new nuclear reactor is a staggering, bravura-filled feat

Stuart Jeffries

02, Jun, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Tonight’s TV: Britain’s first nuclear reactor in 20 years
Behind the scenes at the construction of Hinkley Point C. Plus, The Great British Sewing Bee reaches the quarter-finals. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Hannah Verdier, Ali Catterall, Phil Harrison and Paul Howlett

02, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Hinkley Point C costs may rise by £500m on back of Covid crisis
Opening of UK nuclear power plant could be delayed by six months

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

27, Jan, 2021 @10:42 AM

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