Public invited to examine application for proposed Welsh nuclear plant

They will have the opportunity to play a part in the planning process and influence the outcome

Horizon Nuclear Power’s Wylfa Newydd plans formally approved

Four key environmental permits will now enter the assessment stage

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 denies guaranteeing loans for Hitachi nuclear project

The proposed reactors to be installed at Wylfa were given the green light by UK regulators last year

Horizon submits application for nuclear licence in Wales

Horizon Nuclear Power has submitted an application for a Nuclear Site Licence for a proposed facility in Wales. It is one of the main permissions Horizon will need as it looks to build and operate two Advanced-Boiling Water Reactor (ABWR) units for the Wylfa Newydd power station on Anglesey. The news follows EDF’s recent announcement that concrete […]

Horizon consults on nuclear power station

A second consultation on the proposed nuclear power plant in Anglesey has been launched. Horizon Nuclear Power estimates Wylfa Newydd, which will include two reactors with a total capacity of 2,700MW, will take around nine years to build and have an operational life of 60 years. The consultation, which will run until 25th October, is […]

Builders confirmed for UK nuclear power station

The delivery team for a £14 billion nuclear power station in the UK has been announced. Horizon Nuclear Power has appointed Menter Newydd, a joint venture of Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe, Bechtel Management Company and JGC Corporation, to build the Wylfa Newydd facility. The company has proposed to construct a power station, including two nuclear […]

Hitachi creates new firm for UK nuclear project

Japan’s Hitachi has announced the creation of a new UK company for a nuclear power project. It confirmed Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe will lead its work in a proposed joint venture in the development of Wylfa Newydd. It has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with two partners – Bechtel Management Company and JGC Corporation. The […]

Horizon appoints new Operations Director

Horizon Nuclear Power has made former Magnox Site Director Greg Evans its new Operations Director for Wylfa Newydd. Wylfa Newydd is the site where a new nuclear power station is set to be built. The proposed site is on land beside the existing operational Magnox nuclear power plant. Mr Evans will take overall responsibility for developing Horizon and liaising with local organisations, […]

Wylfa nuclear public consultation set out

People can now have their say on plans for the construction of a new nuclear power station in Wales. Horizon Nuclear Power has set up a 10-week consultation period, starting on 29th September, for the proposed Wylfa Newydd power station on Anglesey, which would have a minimum generating capacity of up to 2.7GW. The company […]