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Nuclear deal given go-ahead

A deal to build Britain's first new nuclear plant in a generation has been announced. The government has been in negotiations with EDF Energy over the Hinkley Point C project in Somerset for more than a year.

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Davey: Deal saves consumers £77 a year by 2030

"We calculate that by the end of the next decade - by 2030 - this will actually be saving consumers money," Energy Secretary Ed Davey told ITV Daybreak.

"We think the average consumer will be saving £77 a year on their bill thanks to the new nuclear programme that we're putting forward."

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