EDF Energy (EDF.PA) said it was making progress on the planned Hinkley Point C nuclear plant in Britain, which has faced cost overruns and previous delays. France’s EDF Energy said in a statement on Thursday that the project was on track to meet its next major milestone in 2019, namely the completion of the 4,500 tonne concrete platform on which the reactor buildings sit. It said the Hinkley project was on track to come online by the end of 2025.
Reuters 27th Sept 2018 read more »
Hinkley Point C ‘on track’ despite setbacks. The new nuclear power station at Hinkley is on track for its next major milestone, two years after the final contract was signed, it has been announced. More than 3,200 people are building the power station in Somerset, and EDF said the project is on track for its next major milestone in 2019 – completion of the 4,500 tonne concrete platform on which the reactor buildings sit. Full construction at Hinkley Point C got under way after EDF, its Chinese partner, CGN, and the Government signed final contracts in September 2016.
Energy Voice 26th Sept 2018 read more »
A nuclear power station being built in Somerset is on track for its next major milestone, the firm behind it has said. The construction of Hinkley Point C began two years ago, after the government signed a deal with French firm EDF and its Chinese partner CGN. It is expected to provide 7% of the UK’s electricity needs for 60 years. EDF said it would be a “significant moment” when a 4,500 tonne concrete platform supporting the reactor buildings was completed in 2019. More than 3,200 people are building the power station near Bridgwater.
BBC 27th Sept 2018 read more »
All the tier one mechanical, electrical, heating and ventilation contractors working on the construction of Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in Somerset have teamed up to form a collaborative joint venture.
Construction Index 27th Sept 2018 read more »