Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant
Hitachi scraps plans for Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant due to ‘severe’ investment environment

Work on the £16 billion Horizon Project was suspended in January last year after Hitachi failed to reach an agreement to secure ‘reasonable returns’ as a private enterprise

Hitachi drives fast low carbon train travel with new battery partnership

The collaboration aims to accelerate the mass production of batteries to provide emission-free power for hundreds of battery trains across the UK

London to Edinburgh railway goes electric

Five electric intercity trains to start the service from autumn 2021

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Hitachi scraps Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant: Industry responds

The Japanese firm has announced it will shelve the £16 billion plant on Anglesey

Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant
Hitachi scraps Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant

Developer Hitachi has failed to reach an agreement with the UK Government regarding strike prices

Hitachi signs deal to acquire ABB’s power grids business

The technology firm will initially acquire an 80.1% stake of the unit

Horizon awards contract to manage Wylfa nuclear plant

Bechtel will oversee the project management of the proposed power station on the Isle of Anglesey

Batteries rollout begins for Isles of Scilly smart energy project

It is the first stage of a programme to test how technologies could help support the island’s energy system and reduce bills

EU gives ‘positive’ environmental opinion for nuclear plant in Wales

Horizon said it is a “crucial enabler” for one of the key domestic environmental permits it requires for the Wylfa Newydd project

UK Government considers public investment in Wylfa nuclear project

It has started formal negotiations with Horizon Nuclear Power, which is owned by Japanese firm Hitachi, for the proposed plant