UK government issues recommendation on Hinkly Point nuclear power plant

The examining authority of the United Kingdom’s Planning Inspectorate has issued a recommendation on whether or not a new nuclear plant should be built at Hinkley Point in Somerset. The recommendation has not been made public.

A final decision on whether or not to build the plant will be made by the secretary of state on or before March 19, 2013. The Planning Inspectorate’s recommendation will be made public in tandem with the announcement of that decision.

Subscribe to Nuclear Power International magazine

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...