A PUBLIC consultation is seeking people’s thoughts about the number of diesel generators needed to construct the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station. Somewhat ironically, EDF says it needs the diesel generators because there is ‘limited access to electricity at the Hinkley C construction site’. With work moving around the site, the generators will not be fixed in any location. However because the number of generators requires passes the threshold for ‘combined rated thermal input’, EDF now require a permit from the Environment Agency.
Bridgwater Mercury 5th June 2020 read more »