Britain’s nuclear regulator has granted consent for construction to start at EDF’s Hinkley C it said on Monday. French utility EDF’s 18 billion pound ($23 billion) project will be the first nuclear plant to be built in Britain in more than 20 years. Britain’s Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) said the consent was a regulatory milestone and covered the placement of the concrete for the first safety-related structure at the plant, which is due to start producing power around 2025.
Reuters 27th March 2017 read more »
Bouygues/Laing O’Rourke has got the go-ahead to start pouring concrete on the first key structures for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.
Construction Enquirer 28th March 2017 read more »
The Espoo Convention Implementation Committee asks the UK to suspend work on the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station because of the government’s failure to consult with European countries.
Nuclear Transparency Watch 27th March 2017 read more »