Hinkley Point C will be the UK's first new nuclear power station built for a generation and will pave the way for further nuclear power stations. Hinkley Point C is a big opportunity for UK steel, as well as for UK construction and for manufacturing more widely.
Today’s decision by the Secretary of State to approve the Hinkley Point C connection is an important step towards enabling the proposed new nuclear power station to supply enough low carbon electricity for over five million homes.
A NEW bypass to route traffic around the village of Cannington will be officially opened on Thursday (December 17). The road links the existing roundabout on the A39 Cannington southern bypass with the C182 (Rodway) which leads directly to Hinkley Point.
New roundabout opens at Washford Cross near Williton
THE A39 by Tropiquaria Zoo has been fully re-opened in time for Dunster by Candlelight this Friday and Saturday (December 4-5) after work on the new roundabout at Washford Cross was completed last week.
EDF Energy strengthens commitment to nuclear skills by signing the ECITB Skills Charter
EDF Energy is leading by example by signing-up to the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board’s (ECITB) Skills Charter as part of its ongoing plans to build the first new nuclear power station in the UK for a generation at Hinkley Point C.
Hinkley Point C brings science to life for Somerset schoolchildren
Science will be coming to life for scores of Somerset schoolchildren when EDF Energy and Hinkley C bring the LabLive Science Show to the county once again. Hundreds of pupils from local schools have already snapped up their free tickets for next month's event, which takes place at Millfield School on December 10.
Agreements in place for construction of Hinkley Point C nuclear power station
EDF and China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) are today signing a Strategic Investment Agreement for the construction and operation of the proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset