NuGen sponsors prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarships

NuGen has teamed-up with the Nuclear Institute to sponsor five talented sixth-formers on the prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship scheme. The scheme is an opportunity for “exceptional young people” to be sponsored by industry - with the aim of creating a pool of top-quality engineers for the future. Arkwright Engineering Scholarships “identify, inspire and nurture” [...]

2018-03-18T21:55:09+00:00September 30th, 2015|News|

NuGen shares feedback from Moorside consultation

NuGen has presented early feedback from the first stage of its public consultation on plans to build Moorside Nuclear Power station in West Cumbria. The people of West Cumbria were invited to have their say during a 10-week period during the summer. There were 24 public events 1832 visitors NuGen received over 750 written [...]

2018-03-18T21:55:09+00:00September 18th, 2015|News|

NuGen signs long-term co-operation agreement with Sellafield Ltd and NDA

NuGen has signed a long-term co-operation agreement with Sellafield Ltd and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) to support safe and compliant operations as Moorside moves forward. The agreement was signed at the same time as NuGen’s recent land deal with the NDA, which confirmed Moorside Site as suitable for the construction of three AP1000® [...]

2018-03-18T21:55:09+00:00September 16th, 2015|News|

Beach clean to protect Cumbria’s marine wildlife

NuGen is arranging a community beach clean at Seascale Beach in a bid to create a better environment for marine wildlife – including Myrtle, the company’s famous adopted leatherback turtle. During NuGen’s recent environmental assessment work, the rare five-foot leatherback sea turtle was spotted off St Bees Head in West Cumbria. Named ‘Myrtle’ by [...]

2018-03-18T21:55:09+00:00September 14th, 2015|News|

NuGen supports Cumbrian work placements and business awards

NuGen this week announced sponsorship for two key Cumbrian community and business initiatives. The company, working to develop Moorside, the UK’s largest planned new nuclear power station to the north and west of the Sellafield site, announced support for the CN Newspaper Group’s annual Business Awards – and the Lillyhall-based Centre for Leadership Performance’s [...]

2018-03-18T21:55:09+00:00September 11th, 2015|News|

Energy Minister Visits Moorside

NuGen hosted a visit from the Energy Minister, Andrea Leadsom, during a two-day visit to Cumbria. Tom Samson, NuGen’s Chief Executive Officer, joined Ms Leadsom on a tour of NuGen’s Moorside Information Centre at Whitehaven Civic Hall and explained the early-stage proposals for Moorside Nuclear Power Station, which would be capable of supplying seven [...]

2018-03-18T21:55:31+00:00September 3rd, 2015|News|