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2021.04 April 2021

The 15 Turbine Generator (TG) columns of Unit 1’...
The 15 Turbine Generator (TG) columns of Unit 1’s Turbine Hall pictured at night. The columns are fabricated by William Hare in Risca, South Wales, and painted by Cardiff-based Tema Protect Coatings. 
Bylor now use two electric cans within their Deliv...
Bylor now use two electric cans within their Delivery Management System (DMS). When escorting deliveries around HPC we reduce our carbon emissions per mile by 75% using an electric van in comparison to diesel.
Works progress at Nuclear Island Unit 2. Construct...
Works progress at Nuclear Island Unit 2. Construction of Unit 2 is around 12 months behind Unit 1 although many learnings are being implemented from Unit 1 in its construction.
MEH Site progress in the Raw Water Storage Liaison...
MEH Site progress in the Raw Water Storage Liaison Gallery (HGE) –  on-going welding work is continuing at pace to support the next batch of supports. This work is a key enabler for the installation of the first electrical modules in HPC.
The new Hinkley Point Visitor Centre at Cannington...
The new Hinkley Point Visitor Centre at Cannington Court will open later this year.
On 22 April, Minister of State for Energy and Clea...
On 22 April, Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, Anne-Marie Trevelyan visited HPC to see the progress on Site. The Minister, who has a key role in delivering the UK's latest carbon reduction target, also visited Hinkley Point B and the nearby National College for Nuclear. 
In the early hours of 28 April, Big Carl successfu...
In the early hours of 28 April, Big Carl successfully lifted the Liner Ring out of Bunker 6 to its laydown area where it will now be painted by Kaefer, before installation into Nuclear Island Unit 1 later this year.
Unit 1 Liner Ring 2 lift
Unit 1 Liner Ring 2 lift
Balfour Beatty Marine Works continue on the Outfal...
Balfour Beatty Marine Works continue on the Outfall Tunnel, as well as working on the Outfall Galleries and the installation of the gantries into Intake Tunnel 2.
Nuclear Island Unit 1. Currently the structure sta...
Nuclear Island Unit 1. Currently the structure stands at 17m tall and 47m wide.
The interior view of a steel containment ring pict...
The interior view of a steel containment ring pictured during its lift from its construction point inside a bunker