Horizon Nuclear Power boss writes open letter after Hitachi blow for Wylfa Newydd. Duncan Hawthorne, chief executive officer of Horizon, was the man leading the £16bn nuke scheme on Anglesey. Mr Hawthorne admitted this was a “huge disappointment” for all those involved. However he also spelt out that they had not given up hope that a nuclear plant can be built at the site near Cemaes. UK Government will announce its decision on the Development Consent Order for the plant before the end of September. Mr Hawthorne, whose full letter will be published in the Daily Post on Friday, said: “In pursuing our goals we have had overwhelming support and professional collaboration. “All of our counterparties have been motivated by the desire to ensure a development on the scale of Wylfa Newydd would be managed responsibly in partnership with the host community, and bring benefits for generations to come.
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