Socio-economic Impact Report
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.
30,000 training places available between now and Hinkley Point C's completion
19,250 jobs created directly on-site so far
1,131 apprentices trained on the project to date
£24 Million invested directly into education, skills and employment
Find out more about members of the team who have taken advantage of the huge opportunities available
Honey is one of the 1,000 apprentices working on site to help deliver Britains first new nuclear power station in a generation.
Since opening in 2020, more than 500 welders have been trained at the Welding Centre of Excellence.
Hinkley Point C’s commitment to providing as much local and national benefit as possible is making a difference. 64% of the value of the project will go to UK-based businesses.
Find out more about the team and how they have found work in building one of the UK’s most important infrastructure projects
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Hinkley Point C
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.