Sizewell C nuclear power station could become operational in 2031 says head of EDF Energy

East Anglian Daily Times reports:

The out-going UK head of energy group EDF still expects the group’s planned Sizewell C power station to be generating electricity by 2031 – despite continuing controversy over the price of nuclear power.

EDF Energy chief executive Vincent de Rivaz, who is due to step down this week, has said in a leaving speech that Hinkley Point C in Somerset is likely to produce its first power in 2025, with Sizewell C in Suffolk following six years later.

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