Sellafield sign deal with Japanese nuclear company

Sellafiled have signed a co-operation deal with a Japanese nuclear clean-up company.

The deal will see the two companies share knowledge and resources when cleaning up nuclear sites across the world.

Sellafield's Tony Price and Naohiro Masuda-san, President of TEPCO FDEC Credit: Sellafield Ltd

TEPCO, the Japanese company, were tasked with clearing up the Fukushima nuclear plant after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Sellafield also say they are moving a step closer to building three new nuclear reactors at Moorside.

They hope the reactors will go on line in 2024.