Suffolk apprentices have shared their experiences of working at Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in preparation for a potential move to Sizewell C. A number of young people have started their training at the Somerset power station, before being transferred back to Suffolk should plans for the £20bn plant get the go-ahead. The south-west station has so far trained 756 apprentices to date. Among those currently working at the plant include project controls apprentice Joshua Wilkins, 21, who said he is “proud” to help build the first new nuclear power station in a generation.
East Anglian Daily Times 25th May 2021 read more »
The Government must stop dithering on Sizewell C and use Hinkley Point as an example. GMB, the union for energy workers, has praised Hinkley point C after 1,700 new jobs were announced. The union called on the Government to ‘use its example power the country towards a Net Zero future’ as the company released its 2021 report.
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