Battle to keep China out of our nuclear plants: Ministers eye plan to BUY a stake in Sizewell C over security fears about outside investment. Ministers may buy a stake in the Sizewell C nuclear power plant amid concerns about the involvement of China’s nuclear energy company in key British infrastructure projects, it emerged last night. The Government is deciding whether to buy equity in the project or invite outside investment. The discussions have been prompted by security fears over the involvement of China General Nuclear (CGN) in plans to build the £20billion power plant.
Daily Mail 27th July 2021 read more »
Ministers are reportedly considering taking a stake in a proposed new power plant at Sizewell in Suffolk after it was revealed that the government was seeking to kick China’s state owned nuclear firm out of the project. The Times reported that the government is mulling options for funding the £20bn Sizewell C project, the UK’s first new nuclear plant in a decade.
City AM 27th July 2021 read more »