We are the NIA

Nuclear Energy
Powering people's lives

We are the voice of the UK's civil nuclear industry

Nuclear Power Plant

Sizewell C

Government backing
Sizewell C and
Great British Nuclear

Government stake in Sizewell C a defining moment for Britain’s energy security


Nuclear Week in

Agenda announced for the second ever Nuclear Week in Parliament

NIA Jobs Map

Jobs Map 2022:
Nuclear jobs surge

NIA's annual jobs map shows over 64,500 people currently work in the civil nuclear sector in the UK

Hinkley Point B
retires after
46 years

UK's most valuable clean energy asset retires

65 years of clean energy

Clean, reliable power.
Good jobs.
Green future.

What is nuclear energy?

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Net Zero Needs Nuclear

Nuclear is our only source of clean energy available 24/7. We can’t reach our climate goals without it.

Most reliable

Nuclear has saved the UK more carbon emissions than any other power source – 2.3 billion tonnes

Nuclear is 24/7 >
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Most powerful

One nuclear fuel pellet the size of a thumbnail can power an electric car for 20,000 miles

Nuclear is efficient >
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Most sustainable

Nuclear power produces less CO2 emissions over its lifecycle than any other electricity source

Nuclear is low carbon >
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Your source for news, events and updates in the UK nuclear industry

Press Release / 27th January 2023

NIA welcomes X-energy & Cavendish Nuclear’s supply engagement on UK deployment of AMRs

News / 27th January 2023

X-energy UK and Cavendish Nuclear convene British suppliers to support early deployment of advanced small modular reactors

News / 27th January 2023

Factory-built nuclear power plants could be operating in Czech Republic by early 2030s

News / 26th January 2023

First Light Fusion to partner with UKAEA for new demonstration facility

Press Release / 26th January 2023

‘Concerning times for the security of UK electricity supplies’ – NIA response to emergency power measures

News / 24th January 2023

Delkia work with Aquila to provide high-integrity & safety critical control systems for the Eoruopean spallation source in Sweden

News / 24th January 2023

Graphitech and EDF sign contract for reactor dismantling design services

News / 20th January 2023

Magnox: First concrete box of radioactive waste safely transferred


Nuclear Manufacturing Summit 2023


Advanced Nuclear Technologies

News / 19th January 2023

Members Survey 2023

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