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Get building to keep the lights on, says Prospect

04 September 2015

News that EDF’s new Hinkley Point C nuclear plant will not be operational by 2023 proves the government needs to set out a clear road map outlining how the lights are going to stay on, energy union Prospect has said.

Eggborough’s closure widens the capacity gap and means lost skills

03 September 2015

Britain will face an energy shortage due to the lack of incentives to invest in non-renewable power, Prospect has said.

Prospect union welcomes Longannet task force

25 August 2015

Prospect, which represents professional, engineering and technical staff at the threatened Longannet power station, has praised the work of the new taskforce chaired by energy minister Fergus Ewing.

Longannet closure a body blow for Scotland

18 August 2015

Prospect, which represents professional, engineering and technical staff at the Longannet power station in Scotland, has expressed dismay at today’s announcement that the plant will close on 31 March 2016.

AWE members accept minimum 2% pay offer

13 August 2015

Prospect members at the Atomic Weapons Establishment in Berkshire have voted to accept a final pay offer for an average increase of 2.5%.

Earlier stories:

HPC a step closer

University honours Prospect equality campaigner

Act now or risk blackouts

NuGen deal is welcome

Prospect welcomes CMA report

Government forces closure of Hatfield Colliery

Killingholme’s closure is devastating news, says Prospect

Closures delayed at two power stations

More detail needed on Magnox cuts

Prospect Extra service to save members money on energy

Ferrybridge closure increases risk of winter blackouts

Prospect gains seat on Longannet planning body

Prospect condemns UK pit closures as short-sighted

Prospect condemns Longannet announcement

Thousands of energy jobs at stake over Longannet future

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