Hinkley point C

Hinkley Point C could cost an extra £1.5bn and overrun by up to 15 months

New figures from EDF Energy have revealed the cost of Hinkley Point C is more than first estimated, and the project will take longer to complete. The French energy firm say the cost of the nuclear plant will rise £1.5bn to £19.6bn, and it could take an extra 15 month to finish, currently scheduled for the end […]

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Hinkley Point C is a "risky and expensive" project – says National Audit Office

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s deal for Hinkley Point C has locked consumers into a “risky and expensive project” with uncertain strategic and economic benefits, says a new report from the National Audit Office. The UK is investigating nuclear power as a low-cost route to decarbonisation, but when BEIS finalised the deal in […]

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