EDF confirms its decision to invest in two EPR reactors at Hinkley Point



La future centrale nucléaire Hinkley Point C (ici en images de synthèse) est prévue pour être opérationnelle en 2025.

The Board of Directors of EDF confirmed, Tuesday, September 27, its decision to invest on project construction of two EPR reactors at Hinkley Point ( UK ), stated the Agency France -Press sources close to the case.

The French group also agreed the conditions set by the UK Government . The Board of Directors has committed to remain majority in the project throughout the construction phase.

Investment of 20 billion euros

CEO Jean-Bernard Levy, had already ensured at the time of the British green light, that his group was committed “during the construction period and beyond not to down below 51% “.

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London had approved 15 September the construction of two EPR reactors at Hinkley Point in southwest England. A colossal investment of 18 billion pounds (20 billion), supported by EDF and 66.5% to 33.5% by its Chinese partner CGN.



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