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Hitachi boosts UK Nuclear Expansion

Published on October 30, 2012 By admin

The UK’s nuclear expansion plans have been boosted after Japan’s Hitachi signed a £700m deal to start building a new generation of power plants. Source: BBC News Hitachi is to buy Horizon Nuclear Power, which intends to build reactors on existing sites at Wylfa, Anglesey, and Oldbury, in Gloucestershire. Hitachi is buying Horizon from Germany’s [...]

British nuclear plans suffer blow

Published on October 4, 2012 By admin

Two New UK Nuclear Projects suffer as Chinese Investors Pull Out Terry Macalister and Adam Vaughan The Guardian, Wednesday 3 October 2012 The government’s nuclear energy plans were in trouble as Chinese investors withdrew interest in two projects and local councils postponed a decision on storing atomic waste. Areva, the French nuclear engineering group, confirmed [...]