Full planning permission will still be sought for the Wylfa Newydd nuclear project, despite the fact it has been put on hold. This would allow “a timely restart” to work on the £13bn plant on Anglesey in the future, the company behind it said. Horizon was building the plant as a subsidiary of Hitachi, with two nuclear reactors set to be up and running by the mid-2020s. But the Japanese firm suspended work last month because of rising costs. It said the decision would cost it an estimated 300bn yen (£2.1bn) as “extraordinary losses”.
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