The facts and figures behind Sizewell C

There are some amazing facts and figures behind the new Sizewell C power station.
We’ve collated a few of them for you below.

Sizewell C will save 9 million tonnes of CO2 emissions for every year of its operation (compared with 3.2 GW of gas-fired generation)
Sizewell C will supply power to 6 million homes and generate electricity for 60 years
Around £1.5 billion will be spent in Suffolk during construction and the project will make an estimated lifetime contribution of £4 billion to the regional economy

UK-based companies will receive 70% of the projects construction value: that’s over £14 billion benefitting British businesses and supporting UK jobs and industry

Sizewell C will create
Sizewell C will support around
70,000 JOBS
up and down the country
Sizewell C will help 'level up' the country by bringing opportunities to East Anglia, the North of England, Wales and other regions

Want to know more?

Two of the areas we get asked about most for information are our plans for jobs and careers, and the environment. We've collated more facts and figures on these two areas via the reports below.


Click below for answers to our frequently asked questions and to learn some myth-busting facts 

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Contact Sizewell C

  • Call: FREEPHONE 0800 197 6102 (Weekdays: 9am - 5pm)
  • Write: FREEPOST SZC CONSULTATION (No stamp or further address required)
  • Visit: Sizewell C Information Office, 48-50 High Street, Leiston IP16 4EW (open for visits without appointment 9.30am – 5pm weekdays only, closed lunchtimes 12:30pm – 1.30pm)
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