Good for action on climate change

Hinkley Point C delivers secure and affordable low carbon electricity for the next 60 years:

  • Nuclear is the only proven low-carbon option for providing the predictable electricity generation the UK needs

  • It will provide 7% of the UK’s generation needs whilst minimising carbon output

  • The electricity generated from Hinkley Point C will avoid 10 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions a year, which is 600 million tonnes over its 60 year lifespan