GE to Provide Conventional Power Islands for Hinkley Point C Nuclear Project

Hinkley Point C nuclear project

GE (NYSE: GE) received approval of a $1.9 billion contract to supply steam turbines and generators as part of EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power project in the UK.

GE’s Steam Power Systems, part of GE Power, will supply two conventional power islands, which includes the ARABELLE steam turbine, generator and other critical equipment. Each steam turbine has a gross generating capacity of 1,770 MW.

GE has been working closely with EDF Energy on Hinkley Point C as part of the Early Contractor Involvement agreement that includes activities like safety classification studies, planning, civil works interfaces, pre-engineering and procurement planning.

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