EDF Energy is building the first new nuclear power station in the UK for a generation at Hinkley Point in Somerset. Throughout its 10 year construction, Hinkley Point C will:
The construction of Hinkley Point C in Somerset continues to make good progress with 1,600 workers on site each day. Concrete has been poured to build the first permanent structures at the power station and construction has begun on a 500m temporary jetty which will bring 80% of materials to the site by sea.
We've prepared some answers to the more common questions we receive about the Hinkley Point C project.
Hinkley Point C will be the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations in the UK, marking a significant moment in the revitalisation of our nuclear power industry.