2 Aug 17
Sizewell B 

Suffolk community projects get a cash boost thanks to EDF Energy

Dozens of Suffolk based projects are celebrating thanks to donations from Sizewell B and the Sizewell C project. 

Both Sizewell B and Sizewell C offer funding for community projects within a 10mile radius of the station and development site.  Up to £20,000 is made available each year to projects that meet the criteria. 

So far this year funding has been provided for projects ranging from a new boules pitch in Middleton village to a new clubhouse for the Aldeburgh & Thorpeness Rugby Club. 

Over the summer, Aldeburgh Carnival will once again benefit from a donation towards their floats and also the hands-on support from the Sizewell B apprentices as carnival marshals to help with the smooth and safe running of the event.

Niki Rousseau, Sizewell B Community Relations said: “It is good to see that so many worthwhile projects get off the ground with the help of EDF Energy funding and hands on support from our employees.  We wish these projects the best of luck.” 

Organisation

Project

Leiston Film Theatre

Pantomime

Leiston Town Football Club

Pitch side advertising and sponsorship of two Suffolk derby matches

Leiston Town Council

Sizewell village sign

Hanging baskets

The Saxmundham rotary club

Heritage coast marathon

Yoxford Two Charities

Grand Summer Fete

Rendham Fete

Draw Prize

Tunstall bowls club

Donation

Aldeburgh carnival

Floats

Aldeburgh triathlon

Chip timing system

Aldeburgh Primary School

Lap top computer appeal

Long Shop Museum

Leaflet production

Leiston defibrillator appeal

Defibrillator for Leiston

Aldeburgh & Thorpeness Rugby Club

Clubhouse

Suffolk Sport

Workplace games

Leiston & District Community Partnership

Leiston Big Weekend

Rendlesham Show

Production costs

Sizewell Sports & Social Club

Family day

Theberton & Eastbridge Parish Council

Playing field equipment

1st Leiston Scouts

Scout hut

CYDS

Desktop computer

Aldeburgh Town Council

Defibrillator for Aldeburgh

Leiston trip for the elderly

80th anniversary outing

Suffolk New College

End of Year Awards

Middleton Community Council

Boules pitch

EDF Energy

EDF Energy is the UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, meeting around one-fifth of the country’s demand and supplying millions of customers and businesses with electricity and gas.

It generates electricity with eight nuclear power stations, more than 30 wind farms, one gas and two coal power stations, as well as with combined heat and power plants.

EDF Energy is leading the UK's nuclear renaissance with the construction of a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C. This will provide low carbon electricity to meet 7% of UK demand. The project is already making a positive impact on the local and national economy, British industry, as well as boosting skills and education. EDF Energy also invests in a range of low carbon technologies including renewables and battery storage. It is applying research and development expertise to improve the performance of existing generation and developing the potential of new technologies.

The company provides gas and electricity for more than 5 million customer accounts and is the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain and the largest supplier to British businesses. It offers innovative energy systems for commercial customers and digital innovation for customers at home. EDF Energy has also launched its own innovation accelerator, Blue Lab, which focuses on making customers’ lives easier.

The Better Plan is EDF Energy's framework for being a sustainable and responsible energy business and is an integral part of EDF's 2030 vision to be the efficient, responsible electricity company, and champion of low-carbon growth. The Better Plan is underpinned by comprehensive environmental and social programmes which have been recognised by a wide range of organisations.

EDF Energy is part of EDF Group, the world’s biggest electricity generator. In the UK, the company employs around 13,000 people at locations across England and Scotland.

To find out more about the UK's energy challenges visit: www.edfenergy.com/energyfuture/