Here, on 430 acres of muddy fields scattered with towering cranes and bright yellow diggers, the first new nuclear power station in the UK since 1995 is … Hinkley Point C: rising costs and long delays at vast new power station The UK’s first nuclear plant to be built since 1995 is expected to cost more …

The Hinkley Point C nuclear power station construction site is 400 acres in size. Workers building the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station have completed the 49,000-tonne base for the station’s second reactor on schedule – meeting a target date set more than four years ago. EDF Energy has the lion’s share of the … (Image: PA) 9 of 24. Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.

French utilities firm EDF Energy claims Hinkley Point C, in Somerset, will provide energy to six million homes when it is up and running via its 3.2 gigawatt (GW) output.

In the control room of the Hinkley Point B nuclear power station in Somerset yesterday morning, engineers pressed a button to trigger the shutdown of one of its two reactors.

The first new nuclear power station to be built in the UK in over 20 years; Hinkley Point C in Somerset will provide low-carbon electricity for around 6 million homes, create thousands of jobs and bring lasting benefits to the UK economy.

At Hinkley Point C we're building two new nuclear reactors, the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations in the UK providing low-carbon electricity for around six million homes. The power …

Hinkley Point C nuclear power station French utilities firm EDF Energy claims Hinkley Point C, in Somerset, will provide energy to six million homes when it is up and running via its 3.2 gigawatt (GW) output.

It is also the first nuclear power station to be built in Europe since the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan. The 3,260MW Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear power plant under construction in Somerset, South West England, UK, is the first new nuclear power facility to be built in the UK since 1995.

The final concrete pour of 8,991m3 set a new UK record for a single, continuous pour. A “major milestone” has been reached in the building of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, it has been announced. The new multi billion pound Hinkley Point C nuclear power station has reached its biggest milestone with completion of the base for the first reactor. Hinkley Point C will be the first nuclear power station in a generation, with the plant expected to begin electricity generation in 2023. Hinkley Point C Plans for the new nuclear power station were first announced more than a decade ago but government approval eventually came in 2016 It is being built next to two existing stations … About Hinkley Point C What is Hinkley Point C?

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A “major milestone” has been reached in the building of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, it has been announced.

The Hinkley A buildings are pictured near to the construction site of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station being built near Bridgwater on October 1, 2018 (Image: Matt Cardy/Getty Images) 16 of 75 Marking a significant milestone in the revitalisation of our nuclear power industry, Hinkley Point C will make a major contribution to the UK’s move to reduce carbon emissions. The two nuclear reactors it will house will be the first to be built in the UK since the Sizewell B station on the Suffolk coast began producing power in 1995. It surpasses by 37m3 the previous record during construction of the base for Hinkley Point C’s first unit in June 2019. Workers building the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station have completed the 49,000-tonne base for the station’s second reactor on schedule – meeting a target date set more than four years ago.