NuGen’s Bright Sparks students cycle around Moorside

Students taking part in NuGen’s Bright Sparks educational programme have had the opportunity to cycle the Moorside site learning about the its past, present and future. 13 students from Millom School enjoyed a 3-mile cycle ride guided by NuGen staff. They rode along Hadrian’s cycleway from Beckermet to Sellafield, which runs adjacent to [...]

2018-04-22T15:10:34+00:00August 16th, 2017|Community, News|

Official opening of Parton’s Memorial beach garden

NuGen joined over 200 people at a fun day in Parton to support the opening of the village memorial beach garden. Mike Starkie, mayor of Copeland, attended the ribbon-cutting at the garden along with Kevin Young, Chair of the parish council and NuGen’s Paula Madill, Alexandra Brennan and Penny Crookshank. The garden was [...]

2018-04-22T15:14:46+00:00June 8th, 2017|Community, News|

CEO Tom Samson briefs Cumbrian stakeholders on NuGen’s Strategic Review

NuGen’s CEO Tom Samson held a series of meetings with elected representatives and technical and special interest groups in Cumbria to discuss the company’s current transitional phase. Following recent news on challenges to NuGen’s Moorside project due to shareholder and reactor vendor issues, NuGen initiated a series of face-to-face meetings with communities and representative groups [...]

2018-03-18T21:58:06+00:00May 16th, 2017|News|

NuGen CEO impressed by the UK’s “rich nuclear heritage” on show at Springfields

NuGen CEO Tom Samson visited Westinghouse’s Springfields site near Preston – and paid tribute to the world-leading engineering, manufacturing and technical professionalism on show at the UK’s only nuclear fuel fabrication plant. He was accompanied on a tour of the Springfields site, including the Apprentice Training Centre, and the Oxide Fuels Complex, by Mick [...]

2018-03-18T21:58:06+00:00May 9th, 2017|News|

NuGen’s Bright Sparks moves forward – to Infinity and beyond…

NuGen’s award-winning Bright Sparks educational programme aimed at energising West Cumbrian schoolchildren to think about low-carbon electricity production and careers, is moving forward in partnership, to Infinity – and beyond. Now in its second year of engaging with more than 150 pupils at schools close to the Moorside site, NuGen’s Bright Sparks programme will [...]

2018-04-22T15:09:40+00:00May 3rd, 2017|Community, News|

NuGen welcomes regulators’ design acceptance of AP1000®

Confirmation that reactor design to be used at Moorside - UK’s largest new nuclear build project - meets regulatory expectation on safety, security and environmental impact Design acceptance is an important step in de-risking project delivery and accelerates momentum Decision recognises significant investment in UK nuclear, and underlines project value and growing investment profile of [...]

2018-03-18T21:58:06+00:00March 30th, 2017|News|

Submission of NuGen’s DCO application

The 2nd Stage of NuGen’s public consultation on plans for the Moorside Project ended in July 2016 with more than 3,000 people visiting 34 public exhibition events over an 11-week period resulting in over 1,200 pieces of feedback. This fantastic response surpassed all expectations and the written responses were extremely detailed. They included many valuable [...]

2018-03-18T21:58:06+00:00March 29th, 2017|News|

NuGen’s Bright Sparks programme “on top of the world”

Fresh from the success of the first campaign in 2016, NuGen’s Bright Sparks has returned for 2017 - bigger and better with another two West Cumbrian schools getting involved. NuGen’s West Cumbrian education initiative wins International award Communications experts from 22 countries commend the low-carbon education programme for its “energy, clear messaging and relevance” in [...]

2018-03-18T21:58:06+00:00March 24th, 2017|News|

Community schemes awarded Green Grants worth over £35k

NuGen has announced the winning schemes in its 2016/2017 Green Grants awards. Now in its second year, Green Grants was set up to provide valuable support and funding to West Cumbrian community projects and deliver improvements to the environment and for people living close to the Moorside Project. 14 successful projects were chosen from 28 [...]

2018-03-18T21:58:06+00:00March 13th, 2017|News|

NuGen seeks early engagement with new Copeland MP as it moves forward with Moorside

NuGen was quick to congratulate Copeland by-election winner Trudy Harrison following last night’s result in Whitehaven, as the company moves forward with plans to build Europe’s largest new nuclear power station at Moorside. The nuclear new build developer will work closely with the newly-elected MP as it continues to build a robust business case [...]

2018-04-22T15:18:39+00:00February 24th, 2017|Community, News|