News & Updates

EU approves EDF and CGN’s Hinkley partnership

The European Union’s competition authority has approved EDF Energy’s partnership with China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) for the construction of Hinkley Point C in Somerset. The Commission’s investigation found that competition in the wholesale supply of electricity in the UK will…

New project director for Hinkley C

EDF has appointed a new project director for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station project after Chris Bakken left to take up a new role in the US. Philippe Bordarier, chief nuclear officer at EDF Energy Generation, will take…

Good news for constuction and apprenticeships

About 26,000 construction jobs could be created in the South West over the next five years, according to figures from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). CITB’s Construction Skills Network (CSN) report said sector employment could reach more than 257,000…

Hinkley Point funding could be delayed

The Hinkley Point C nuclear power station could be delayed amid reports that EDF has postponed a final decision on funding. It is understood that the French energy company was set to hold a meeting today (27 January 2016) to…

Hinkley Point December update

The latest update on the Hinkley project including news on the supply chain and registration and the latest road improvements. To read more click here THE HINKLEY POINT PROJECT UPDATE DEC 2015

Bridgwater Chamber Christmas Lunch

On Thursday 10th December Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce held its Christmas lunch at The Walnut Tree Hotel, North Petherton. An informal occasion with good company and a superb meal resulted in an excellent time being had by everyone. The dining…

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