Suffolk Chamber's Sizewell C Supply Chain Portal - Register Now
Agreement is now in place, covering the construction of Hinkley Point C nuclear power station and a wider UK partnership for development of new nuclear power stations at Sizewell and Bradwell. Please log in/register on this site for access to the full article.
Supply Chain Opportunities
EDF Energy's plans to invest in this multi-billion pound project in Suffolk will be subject to planning consent through the Infrastructure Planning Commission and extensive public consultation, which is expected to begin next year.
As part of its procurement strategy for Sizewell C, EDF Energy has partnered with the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce to identify and support local businesses that want to become part of the supply chain. The Chamber is the first point of contact for business and agencies wishing to engage in the construction of this proposed nuclear new build project. This website forms the central resource for all Suffolk businesses who wish to make the most of the opportunities arising out of the development.
The potential project would offer a large scope of opportunity for businesses across East Anglia. Businesses of all types, sectors and sizes are welcome to register on the portal. Butchers, bakers and control road makers – 80% of nuclear is non-nuclear.
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Suffolk Chamber of Commerce are working with EDF Energy
EDF Energy is one of the UK’s largest energy companies and the largest producer of low-carbon electricity, producing around one-sixth of the nation's electricity from its nuclear power stations, wind farms, coal and gas power stations and combined heat and power plants. The company supplies gas and electricity to more than 5.5 million business and residential customer accounts and is the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain.
EDF Energy’s safe and secure operation of its eight existing nuclear power stations at sites across the country makes it the UK’s largest generator of low carbon electricity. EDF Energy is also leading the UK's nuclear renaissance and has published plans to build four new nuclear plants, subject to the right investment framework. These new plants could generate enough low carbon electricity for about 40% of Britain’s homes. They would make an important contribution to the UK’s future needs for clean, secure and affordable energy. The project is already creating business and job opportunities for British companies and workers.
In Suffolk, EDF Energy owns the Sizewell B power station, which employs over 500 staff and 250 partners/contractors, and generates enough electricity to power over 2.5 million homes - meeting 3% of the country's energy needs. We are also committed to building a Sizewell C power station in the future. This project is at a very early stage, but we plan to go out to public consultation.
EDF Energy was an official partner and the electricity supplier of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The company is also helping its customers and others use energy more sustainably through products and initiatives such as Team Green Britain, real time energy monitoring and electric vehicle research.
For more information on the Sizewell C project, log in or register on this site, and for information on consultation, visit: http://sizewell.edfenergyconsultation.info/