Hinkley Point C is vital in the fight against climate change and ensuring energy security but it also proves that the transition to net-zero can also deliver huge social and economic benefits, changing lives and communities for the better.
£4.1Billion spent with companies in the South West to date
22,000 people in Britain working on the project
922 apprentices trained on the project to date
£24Million invested directly into education, skills and employment
Hinkley Point C is making incredible progress on-site in terms of construction. But we are also working hard to make sure the project benefits are accessible to people and businesses across the South West and the rest of the UK. The benefits range from increasing local employment and creating a sustainable regional supply chain, to investing in new training facilities and the community.
Find out more about members of the team who have taken advantage of the huge opportunities available
Find out more about the team and how they have found work in building one of the UK’s most important infrastructure projects
Read the 2022 Hinkley Point C Socio-economic Impact Report
We are building two new nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point C in Somerset, the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations in the UK, providing low-carbon electricity for around six million homes.