Power company EDF should nuclear power plant at London build
The British government, the French power company EDF Thursday approved a new nuclear power plant in England to build. The central is by China financed.
The government has new conditions attached. A possible sale of the majority stake of EDF with the conditions both before and after the handover, can be avoided.
The nuclear power plant should occur in Hinkley Point on the Bristol Channel. It is the first new nuclear plants in Britain since twenty years.
The construction is more than 21 billion euros, of which two-thirds for the account of EDF and a third for China. The same construction must be according to the plans at two other nuclear power plants to be applied, in Sizewell and Bradwell.
According to the BBC, who should be last central be built according to a Chinese design. With his participation in the project hopes China to access the market in other countries.