Nuclear power in the United Kingdom
Nuclear power plants in United Kingdom (view) Active plants Closed plantsNuclear power generates around one sixth of the United Kingdom's electricity, using 16 operational nuclear reactors a...
Nuclear power in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
Economics of new nuclear power plants
The economics of new nuclear power plants is a controversial subject, since there are diverging views on this topic, and multi-billion dollar investments ride on the choice of an energy source. Nuclea...
Economics of new nuclear power plants - Wikipedia
List of earthquakes in the United Kingdom
The following is a list of notable earthquakes that have been detected in the British Isles. On average, several hundred earthquakes are detected by the British Geological Survey each year, but almost...
Tsunamis in the United Kingdom
Tsunamis affecting the British Isles are extremely uncommon, and there have only been two confirmed cases in recorded history. Meteotsunamis are somewhat more common, especially on the southern coasts...
Nuclear accidents by country
Worldwide, many nuclear accidents have occurred since the Chernobyl disaster in 1986. Two thirds of these mishaps occurred in the US. The French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) has concluded that techn...
Nuclear power in Scotland
The current Scottish National Party (SNP) government elected in 2007 has a 'no new nuclear power strategy'. This position is at odds with UK government policy which in January 2008 announced the go-ah...
Office for Nuclear Regulation
The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) is the safety regulator for the civil nuclear industry in the United Kingdom. It is an independent statutory corporation whose costs are met by charging fees to...
BNFL
British Nuclear Fuels Limited (BNFL) was a nuclear energy and fuels company owned by the UK Government. It was a former manufacturer and transporter of nuclear fuel (notably MOX), ran reactors, genera...
BNFL - Wikipedia
GLEEP
GLEEP, which stood for Graphite Low Energy Experimental Pile, was a long-lived experimental nuclear reactor in Oxfordshire, England. Run for the first time on August 15, 1947, it was the first reactor...
Culham Centre for Fusion Energy
The Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE), located at the Culham Science Centre, near Culham, Oxfordshire, is the site of the Joint European Torus (JET), Mega Ampere Spherical Tokamak (MAST) and the ...
National Nuclear Laboratory
The National Nuclear Laboratory (informally NNL, formerly Nexia Solutions) is a UK government owned and operated nuclear services technology provider covering the whole of the nuclear fuel cycle. It i...
NNB Generation Company
NNB Generation Company (NNB GenCo) is a subsidiary created by EDF Energy to build and then operate two new nuclear power stations in the United Kingdom. The new plants are to be Hinkley Point C and Si...
UK Atomic Energy Authority Constabulary
The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority Constabulary was the armed security police force of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority. The force existed for 50 years, up until 1 April 2005.On 1 Ap...
Energy Fair
Energy Fair in the United Kingdom is a group of six people leading a campaign that claims that the nuclear power industry receives unfair subsidies, consisting of:In February 2011 and January 2012 the...
Atomic Energy Research Establishment
The Atomic Energy Research Establishment (known as AERE or colloquially Harwell) near Harwell, Oxfordshire, was the main centre for atomic energy research and development in the United Kingdom from th...
Horizon Nuclear Power
Horizon Nuclear Power is a British energy company that is expected to build new nuclear power stations in the United Kingdom. It was established in 2009, with its head office in Gloucester, and is now...
Springfields
Springfields is a nuclear fuel production installation in Salwick, near Preston in Lancashire, England (grid reference SD468315). The site is operated by Springfields Fuels Limited, under the managem...
DIDO (nuclear reactor)
DIDO was a nuclear reactor at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell, Oxfordshire in the United Kingdom. It used enriched uranium metal fuel, and heavy water as both neutron moderator and...
Anti-nuclear movement in the United Kingdom
The anti-nuclear movement in the United Kingdom consists of groups who oppose nuclear technologies such as nuclear power and nuclear weapons. Many different groups and individuals have been involved i...
Anti-nuclear movement in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
Cumbrians Opposed to a Radioactive Environment
Cumbrians Opposed to a Radioactive Environment (CORE) is a non-political, non-profit organisation, located in Barrow-in-Furness, which since 1980 has campaigned against all aspects of the operation of...
Magnox
Magnox is a now obsolete type of nuclear power reactor which was designed in the United Kingdom, and was exported to other countries, both as a power plant, and, when operated accordingly, as a produc...
Magnox - Wikipedia
NuGeneration
NuGeneration (NuGen) is a company with plans to build a new nuclear power station nearby the Sellafield nuclear site in the United Kingdom. The proposed site is called Moorside, and is to the north an...
Andrew Brown (media strategist)
Andrew Brown (born 1955) is a Scottish former journalist and broadcaster who is now a media strategist with EDF Energy.
Brown studied journalism at Edinburgh University, edited the student newspap...
Andrew Brown (media strategist) - Wikipedia
Nuclear Liabilities Fund
The Nuclear Liabilities Fund (formerly the Nuclear Generation Decommissioning Fund) is a fund of the UK Government to provide arrangements for funding certain long-term costs for the decommissioning o...