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Clean Air Day: How nuclear energy helps reduce air pollution

With such a huge focus on carbon emissions and their link to global warming, it’s often forgotten that another major challenge for our society and environment is air quality. According to King’s College London and the Government’s Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants, up to 36,000 early deaths every year in the UK […]

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Net zero needs nuclear

Climate Action, Low Carbon, Carbon Neutral, Net Zero.  We hear these phrases all the time, but do we really understand what it will take for the UK to play its part in the fight against climate change? With tomorrow (5 June) being World Environment Day we want to explain how nuclear is essential to cutting […]

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Bradwell-on-Sea Residents Letter – 24 May 2021

We recently wrote to people living in the Bradwell-on-Sea parish with an update on the project. This update includes information on recent meetings and current site works. You can read the update below. — We’re very pleased to see that society is slowly re-opening. Like many of you, we’ve spent the pandemic conducting the vast […]

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Environment Agency’s public consultation on reactor design closes

The public consultation on the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) of the UK HPR1000 reactor technology, which is planned for use at Bradwell B, closed on Sunday 4 April. The completed twelve-week consultation, run by the Environment Agency (EA), asked the public for views on the regulator’s preliminary conclusions and assessment reports for the reactor design, […]

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Spotlight on jobs and skills

The Bradwell B team has launched two new Spotlight videos about how the proposed project will deliver low carbon, high quality, jobs for over 60 years. Tens of thousands of jobs will be created during the construction of Bradwell B, whilst the operating power station will provide 900 long-term, sustainable jobs. In our two new […]

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Bradwell B Community Newsletter – March 2021

CGN and EDF Energy have recently published a newsletter providing an update on the Bradwell B project. You can see the March 2021 Community Newsletter here. If you have any questions or require further information, please contact a member of the project team using the details below: Freephone information line: 01621 451 451 Email: feedback@bradwellb.co.uk Twitter: @CGNBradwellB

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Bradwell B Project Update – Work Plan for 2021

Every year the Bradwell B project undertakes a review of progress and decides the focus and activities for the coming year. The project made strong progress in 2020. We carried out our first stage of public consultation, completed environmental impact assessment scoping, and we secured an electricity generation licence. However, the Covid-19 pandemic has restricted […]

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Happy Spring Festival from the Bradwell B project team

Chūnjié kuàilè – Happy Spring Festival We would like to wish our Chinese colleagues, and other East and South East Asian communities and stakeholders across the UK a happy lunar new year and Spring Festival. This 15-day festival is celebrated across China and many East and South East Asian countries and traditionally involves people spending […]

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COP26 Huge Opportunity to Drive Forward Decarbonisation

Bradwell B CEO speaks at the Westminster Energy Forum In a speech to an influential industry body this week, Bradwell B’s Chief Executive Alan Raymant welcomed recent statements from the UK Government, culminating in the publication of its white paper, Powering our net zero future. He also reaffirmed parent organisation CGN’s commitment to the UK, […]

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Bradwell B hosts second Community Forum

Last week we held our second Community Forum with more than 30 representatives from the community and stakeholder organisations in attendance. The Community Forum exists for representatives of community organisations, public service organisations, county, district and parish councillors, and MPs to meet members of the project team, find out more about proposals for Bradwell B, […]

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