Unions ‘bewildered’ at Hinkley C dilly-dallying
Saturday 30th Jul 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
ENERGY giant EDF was rocked by the resignation of a board member just before a meeting last night that decided to go ahead with a controversial new nuclear power station.
As the Star went to press, the French state-owned firm was reported to have given the green light to a third plant...
Friday 29th Jul 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
EDF chief pressed to commit to major power station project
Saturday 2nd Jul 2016
BOSSES are drafting in ex-coppers to “play judge and jury” over drug users and intimidate their workforces, reps said yesterday.
Delegates at general union GMB’s annual congress called for companies to offer “proper training and support” on substance abuse...
Monday 6th Jun 2016
GREEN energy campaigners revealed plans yesterday for legal action against government subsidies for construction of the third Hinkley Point nuclear power station.
Protracted negotiations over the financing of the Somerset power station, which will be built by China and run by French...
Saturday 23rd Apr 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
NATIONALISING energy companies would save Britons over £3 billion a year and pay for itself in 10 years, a new report revealed today.
According to research by the Public Services International Research Unit at the University of Greenwich, the lower cost of borrowing in the...
Thursday 14th Apr 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
By Bernard McAulay and Richard Clarke
Saturday 6th Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
JOB cuts at Big Six energy firm Electricite de France (EDF) could mean hundreds of “energy thieves” are left uncaught, union reps warned yesterday.
General union Unite understands that EDF Energy’s 43-strong revenue protection team in London will be cut by half as a...
Thursday 4th Feb 2016
Wednesday 6th Jan 2016
BRITAIN’S first nuclear power plant in a generation got a boost yesterday as China confirmed investment in the multi-billion pound facility.
French energy giant EDF will give an update on its new site at Hinkley Point in Somerset as it prepares to make a final investment...
Wednesday 21st Oct 2015