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Hinkley Point C is the UK’s first new nuclear project in more than 20 years.
The new contract with project developers EDF Energy gives Wood a key strategic role in the Hinkley Point C’s technical management and acceptable team.
The signings took place between the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Greg Clark, EDF group Chairman and CEO Jean Bernard-Levy and CGN Chairman He Yu. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and the Administrator of the Chinese National Energy Administration Nur Bekri attended the ceremony.
GE received approval of a $1.9 billion contract to supply steam turbines and generators as part of EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power project in the UK.
EDF’s CEO reportedly knew the UK government wanted to review the Hinkley Point C nuclear contract days before the company’s board voted to move on with the project.
France-based utility EDF will move forward with the 21.51 billion euros ($23.81 billion), 3.2-GW Hinkley Point C nuclear project in England.