Statement from Tom Samson on Toshiba’s announcement on the wind-up of NuGen

Tom Samson addresses the Cumbria Nuclear Conference in September 2018 “Obviously today is a sad day for NuGen, despite our best efforts to find a solution and despite the tremendous hard work and commitment from everyone involved in our journey this far, we have been unable to find a buyer and the [...]

2018-11-08T13:12:12+00:00November 8th, 2018|News|

Toshiba to take steps to wind-up NuGeneration Limited

On 8th November 2018, Toshiba announced its intention to withdraw from the nuclear power plant construction project in the UK, NuGeneration Limited (NuGen) and to take steps to wind-up the business. The announcement comes after 18 months of negotiations with a range of potential new owners. Unfortunately, it has not been possible to successfully [...]

2018-11-08T05:24:11+00:00November 8th, 2018|News|

Tom Samson interviewed for the Cumbria Chamber of Commerce podcast

NuGen CEO Tom Samson interviewed by Julian Whittle from the Cumbria Chamber of Commerce NuGen's CEO, Tom Samson was interviewed this week by Julian Whittle for the @cumbriachamber podcast. In it, Tom talks about Moorside prospects, the Northern Powerhouse agenda and Moorside's role within it, the importance of infrastructure improvements, aspirations for [...]

2018-10-12T19:07:51+00:00October 12th, 2018|News|

NuGen proposes Moorside Site to be ‘carried forward’ into new National Policy Statement

NuGen, the new nuclear developer has responded to the Government, providing information to support the Moorside Site being carried forward as a site for a new nuclear power station following an assessment process. An aerial image of the Moorside Site The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has asked all [...]

2018-08-22T23:11:04+00:00August 17th, 2018|News|

NuGen supports bid for an Energy Coast Line, fit for the future

NuGen welcomes the Cumbrian Rail Programme Board bid, to develop a robust, sustainable railway for the Energy Coast, which could unlock £60bn of proposed investment in Cumbria. Led by Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), the Cumbrian Rail Programme Board, of which NuGen is a member, has this week submitted a business case to [...]

2018-07-05T16:23:49+00:00July 5th, 2018|News|

The Nuclear Sector Deal Launch

NuGen welcomed the launch of the Nuclear Sector Deal today as representing a strong commitment from industry and Government to a sustainable partnership delivering a range of significant benefits and value to consumers whilst solidifying nuclear’s central role in our energy future in the UK. NuGen CEO Tom Samson commented “I am very [...]

2018-06-28T10:58:14+00:00June 28th, 2018|News|

Headline sponsors at UK Nuclear Skills Awards

On Thursday evening in Manchester, NuGen once again sponsored the prestigious UK Nuclear Skills Awards hosted by the National Skills Academy for Nuclear (NSAN) and Cogent Skills. Representing NuGen and opening up the event, Talent Management Director, Adam Ellis paid tribute to NSAN, which recently celebrated its 10th year. He then welcomed the [...]

2018-06-28T10:43:34+00:00March 16th, 2018|Events, News|

KEPCO appointed preferred bidder for NuGen: an update from NuGen CEO, Tom Samson

There has been a lot of speculation in recent weeks about potential new owners for NuGen and the Moorside Project. Today I am pleased to provide an update on the plans for this exciting project which will bring huge investment and thousands of jobs to Cumbria. As many of you will know, NuGen [...]

2018-04-22T14:45:28+00:00December 13th, 2017|News|