New bidder reported for Wylfa B

There are reports that five foreign companies are interested in building a new nuclear power station on Anglesey. The German companies behind a previous joint venture pulled out in April.

Five potential new bidders to build new nuclear station Wylfa

Wylfa B on Anglesey
Plans for a new nuclear power plant on Anglesey were shelved in April Credit: ITV News Wales

Five companies are reported to be interested in building a new nuclear power station on Anglesey. Groups said to be interested include American firm Westinghouse, owned by Japan's Toshiba, a Chinese investor, U.S. power company Exelon and Middle Eastern investors.

In April the German companies behind the plans to build a new nucleur power station on Anglesey pulled out of the project. E.on said that following a strategic review it would not proceed with plans for the Horizon Nuclear Power project along with RWE npower.

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