The chief executive of the company behind the proposals for Bradwell B has hailed Ofgem’s decision to grant it an electricity generation licence as “an important milestone on the journey to completing the project”. But anti-nuclear campaigners have branded energy regulator Ofgem’s decision as “reckless and premature”. The Bradwell B Power Generation Company (BRB) is formed of an alliance between the China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) and French power company EDF. Responding to the news that BRB had been granted the licence, chief executive Alan Raymant said: “This is an important milestone on the journey to completing the Bradwell B project and demonstrates our continued progress.
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Bradwell Power Generation Company Limited, which is proposing to construct the new Bradwell B nuclear power plant in Essex, has been granted an electricity generating licence by the UK’s gas and electricity markets regulator Ofgem. A final decision has yet to be made to actually construct the plant, planned to feature a Chinese-designed Hualong One reactor.
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