Hinkley Point C, located in Somerset, is a ground-breaking project as the UK’s First EPR nuclear power plant. With two reactors, this power plant will produce enough zero-carbon electricity to meet the needs of approximately six million homes. As the pioneer in its field, Hinkley Point C represents a revolutionary approach to clean energy, resulting in a reduction of 9 million tonnes of CO2 emissions annually. In addition to its environmental impact, the project also creates employment opportunities, with 22,000 jobs being generated on site. Hinkley Point C plays a significant role in ensuring Britain’s future energy security, making it an essential nuclear asset to the nation.
Hinkley Point C is not solely benefiting sustainable energy usage; the project is also supporting various other aspects, thereby showcasing the wider benefits of the nuclear industry as a whole. Take a look at their Socio-economic Impact Report to see the true change which is occurring from the the build of Hinkley Point C.