EDF hope for consent for Hinkley Point C

EDF announces that it hopes to get consent from the government imminently over the design of its nuclear reactor for Hinkley Point C. The company director has admitted the cost of the reactor has soared in its development in France but it will not have an impact on the cost of construction here.

The Conant says it will not start until the team is ready.the company director says he has gathered a world class team. He says the project is shovel ready.but he says he has to get everything in place before shareholders can approve the project.

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Hinkley B Gets Extension

EDF Energy has extended the operating life of Hinkley B power station in Somerset by 7 years.