NuGen appoints leading global financial services provider

Following a competitive tender process, NuGen has appointed Credit Suisse, one of the world’s leading financial services providers, to support the delivery of the Moorside Project to build a new nuclear power station in West Cumbria. Moorside’s three AP1000® reactors will generate up to 3.6GW of electricity, providing around seven percent of the UK’s [...]

2018-03-18T21:55:09+00:00December 21st, 2015|News|

NuGen staff raise £1k for families affected by Cumbrian floods

NuGen staff helped raise £1,000 to buy presents for families and children across Cumbria who have suffered as a result of the severe weather and recent flooding which hit the county earlier this month. Staff from the company developing plans for the Moorside nuclear power station, in West Cumbria, raised the money through collections [...]

2018-03-18T21:55:09+00:00December 21st, 2015|News|

NuGen’s position on COP21

As a prospective generator of a low-carbon electricity, NuGen fully endorsed the aims of COP21 to bring the world together to agree a roadmap to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit the global rise in temperature. Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing society and low-carbon, nuclear energy has to play a [...]

2018-03-18T21:55:09+00:00December 17th, 2015|News|

Site characterisation work gets underway at Moorside

Site characterisation work gets underway at Moorside NuGen has signed a major contract with Fugro, worth approximately £20m, to carry out a thorough programme of site characterisation work - starting in December. The site characterisation work will inform the design and layout of Moorside, and will support licensing, planning applications and other consents [...]

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

Severe floods in Cumbria

Like many others, everyone at NuGen was shocked and saddened to see the effects of the severe floods in several parts of Cumbria over the weekend. We know that the communities in Cumbria are resilient and will ultimately recover, but in the short term the effects are devastating and NuGen is working with its [...]

2018-03-18T21:55:09+00:00December 7th, 2015|News|

NuGen CEO tells conference that “nuclear new build is essential in providing the UK with security of electricity supply”

NuGen CEO, Tom Samson, has addressed the Nuclear Industry Association’s annual conference - #Nuclear powering the UK. Mr Samson told 250 delegates that nuclear new build is essential in providing the UK with security of electricity supply and that to be serious about climate change, nuclear needed to be part of the mix. He [...]

2018-03-18T21:55:09+00:00December 4th, 2015|News|

Moorside… Powering the North

Guests at a reception held in Manchester Town Hall heard that NuGen’s Moorside Nuclear Power Station “will be the engine of the Northern Powerhouse”. Sir Howard Bernstein, Chief Executive of Manchester City Council, welcomed guests to the reception to mark NuGen’s first board meeting in Manchester. The company, which has plans to build the [...]

2018-03-18T21:55:09+00:00December 1st, 2015|News|