US engineering group Jacobs has struck a deal to remain a preferred supplier on Hinkley Point C power station until the plant is commissioned. The US business signed the agreement with NNB Generation Company (NNB Genco), which is building the plant in Bridgwater, Somerset. The agreement outlines that Jacobs will remain a strategic partner on the $30bn (£22bn) project until it is completed. The plant is due to open in June 2026 – six months later than an earlier estimate that stated the station would be ready by the end of 2025. It is the first time that NNB Genco, which is majority owned by French energy giant EDF, has signed a partnership agreement with a professional services provider.
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Chernobyl’s ‘dark legacy’ sees new UK nuclear plant ‘built to withstand aircraft impact’. CHERNOBYL’s “dark legacy” has “piled on the pressure” for Britain’s new nuclear power plant to be built with groundbreaking technology that will allow it to “withstand the impact from an aircraft,” the masterminds behind the construction have detailed.
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