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The defuelling of the first reactor at the UK’s Hunterston B NPP has been completed, on time and on budget, EDF Energy reported. Reactor 3 was defuelled in 16 months and work is due to start shortly on Reactor 4.

Date: Friday, 22 September 2023
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Energy giant EDF says it will review the case for a "short extension" for the Hartlepool and Heysham nuclear power plants to generate beyond the current forecast of March 2024.

Date: Thursday, 29 September 2022
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The terms of the 2009 sale of seven advanced gas-cooled reactor (AGR) nuclear power plants to EDF Energy "placed a disproportionate amount of risk for meeting future decommissioning costs on the taxpayer," the UK House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said in a report published on 20 May.

Date: Tuesday, 24 May 2022
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A new report, “The decommissioning of the AGR nuclear power stations” published by UK's National Audit Office (NAO) examines whether the government's arrangements for decommissioning AGR nuclear power stations will lead to better value for money. The NAO scrutinises public spending to help Parliament hold government to account and improve public services.

Date: Tuesday, 01 February 2022
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The UK’s new funding arrangements for the decommissioning of seven of its advanced gas-cooled reactor (AGR) nuclear power plants could deliver savings but "financial risks" remain and its success "will ultimately depend on the relevant parties working collaboratively", says the UK spending watchdog the National Audit Office (NAO).

Date: Saturday, 29 January 2022
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