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Press Release: Comments process on UK HPR1000 nuclear technology ends

The public comments process on the reactor technology proposed for Bradwell B has closed after nearly four years. This marks an important step in the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) of the reactor, which is on-track for completion in early 2022. Since November 2017, members of the public have been invited to provide their feedback on […]

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Spotlight on the Generic Design Assessment

The Generic Design Assessment (GDA) process is used by the UK nuclear regulators (the Office for Nuclear Regulation and the Environment Agency) to assess new nuclear reactor designs. It allows the regulators to assess the safety, security and environmental implications of new designs.  In our new Spotlight video, two of the team from General Nuclear […]

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Final month to have your say on UK HPR1000 nuclear technology

COMMENT PROCESS ON REACTOR TECHNOLOGY PROPOSED FOR BRADWELL B ENDS SEPTEMBER 2021 After nearly four years, just one month remains for members of the public to comment on the reactor design and regulatory submissions on the UK HPR1000 reactor technology. CGN and EDF, through their joint venture company General Nuclear System Limited, initiated the Generic […]

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Bradwell-on-Sea Residents Letter – 12 August 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.   As we’ve entered the summer months and start to take holidays, we’re reminded that the pandemic is still with us, and […]

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Bradwell B Volunteers Transform School Garden

In scenes resembling ITV show ‘Love Your Garden,’ a green fingered team from Bradwell B helped to transform the gardens at Purleigh Community Primary School this week. The volunteers gave the school gardens some extra love and care by clearing overgrown space, re-locating the bug hotel and planting a range of insect friendly plants to […]

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It’s coming home: nuclear’s coming home

Far be it from us to jump on a bandwagon, but as the dust settles on some fantastic Euro 2020 performances from the England men’s team, we can’t help but reflect on the notion of civil nuclear returning to one of its points of origin, and we’re very happy to be bringing it home.   […]

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Bradwell B holds third Community Forum

Community organisations hear about Bradwell B project development and the experience of developing the Hinkley Point C Project in Somerset  Following earlier sessions in October 2020 and February 2021, the third Bradwell B Community Forum took place remotely this week on Tuesday evening (22nd June). The Community Forum aims to establish ongoing dialogue and discussion […]

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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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