Plans for Anglesey nuclear power station take major step forward

Plans to build a nuclear power station in Wales have taken an "important" step forward with the announcement of a delivery team for the £10 billion project.

Menter Newydd, meaning New Venture in Welsh, is a joint venture of Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe, Bechtel Management Company and JGC Corporation (UK) and will be responsible for the construction of Wylfa Newydd in Anglesey, overseen by Horizon Nuclear Power

The old Wylfa nuclear power station was shut down last year.

The UK Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom has welcomed the announcement,

The old Wylfa plant was the biggest and last Magnox nuclear reactor int he world