All press releases

Format: 17/06/2022
Format: 17/06/2022
The Energy Minister, Greg Hands unveiled the new Welding Centre of Excellence at Bridgwater and Taunton College’s campus in Bridgwater
Thursday, April 28, 2022

New training centres ready for next phase of construction at Hinkley Point C

The Energy Minister, Greg Hands has opened one of three new training centres to support the Hinkley Point C project in Somerset. Together with existing facilities and investment into education and skills, the centres will be ready to help local people join the additional 4,000 workers needed for the next phase of the power station's construction.
Sutton Bridge solar farm is in Lincolnshire and will be able to generate renewable electricity for more than 9,800 households when it goes live at the end of this year.
Thursday, April 28, 2022

Construction begins on solar farm at Sutton Bridge

Construction is underway on the 49.9 MW Sutton Bridge Solar Farm, EDF Renewables’ first major solar project in the UK which will be capable of generating renewable electricity for more than 9,800 households.
Sizewell B power station
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Sizewell B starts review to extend operation by 20 years

EDF is looking at extending the operational life of Sizewell B power station by at least 20 years, from 2035 to 2055. This will protect jobs and importantly the UK energy security as the site provides 3% of the nation’s electricity demand.