Ministers confirm UK Nuclear Power Plants


The government confirmed a list of eight sites deemed suitable for the next generation of UK nuclear plants to be ready by 2025 – the plants will all be adjacent to existing nuclear sites. The sites are: Bradwell, Essex; Hartlepool; Heysham, Lancashire; Hinkley Point, Somerset; Oldbury, South Gloucestershire; Sellafield, Cumbria; Sizewell, Suffolk; and Wylfa, Anglesey. The announcement comes following a public consultation and the plans will also be debated in Parliament but the Government is confident that the pro- nuclear majority in the Commons will lead to the proposed plans being accepted. The energy minister said that with a declining … Continue reading Ministers confirm UK Nuclear Power Plants