Proposed nuclear power stations in the United Kingdom

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Proposed nuclear power stations in the United Kingdom include: [1]

Name Location Proposed
output
Proposed
builder
Proposed
reactor type
Link Notes
Bradwell B Essex 2.3 GW CGN and EDF Hualong One [1] Target commercial operation date about 2030[2]
Hinkley Point C Somerset 3.2 GW EDF EPR [2]
Moorside Cumbria ~3 GW NuGeneration - [3] 8 November 2018 Toshiba announced withdrawal from the development[3]
Oldbury Gloucestershire 2.7 GW Horizon Nuclear Power ABWR [4] Shelved in January 2019[4]
Sizewell C Suffolk 3.2 GW EDF and CGN EPR [5]
Wylfa Newydd Anglesey 3.0 GW Horizon Nuclear Power ABWR [6] Shelved in January 2019[4]
Total 17.4 GW

Two other sites, Heysham and Hartlepool, were identified as possible locations in 2010 but these appear to have been dropped.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Vaughan, Adam. "UK takes £5bn stake in Welsh nuclear power station in policy U-turn". The Guardian. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  2. ^ "China General Nuclear ready to ramp up UK ambitions". World Nuclear News. 6 December 2018. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Toshiba Nugen Liquidation Announcement" (PDF). Toshiba Corporation. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  4. ^ a b Vaughan, Adam (17 January 2019). "Hitachi scraps £16bn nuclear power station in Wales". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Nuclear power: Eight sites identified for future plants". BBC. Retrieved 6 June 2018.