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Firms halt nuclear plant plans

RWE npower and E.ON have announced they will not proceed with their "Horizon" project, which looked to develop new nuclear plants at Wylfa in North Wales and Oldbury-on-Severn in Gloucestershire.

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Set-back as firms halt nuclear plants

The 'Horizon Nuclear Project' looked to develop nuclear reactors at Wylfa in North Wales and Oldbury-on-Severn in Gloucestershire.

Wylfa power station in North Wales Credit: ITV News

The Welsh Government said: "This is disappointing news. The First Minister made it clear that Anglesey remains the best option for a nuclear development and has asked for the full support of the UK Government as we work with Horizon to deliver this investment and secure jobs for workers at Wylfa."

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