Hitachi Completes Acquisition Of UK’s Horizon Nuclear Venture
Hitachi has completed the acquisition of the UK’s Horizon nuclear project from German utilities RWE and E.ON, the Japanese energy and engineering company said today.
Hitachi now owns two sites – one at Wylfa in Anglesey and the other at Oldbury in Gloucestershire – and says it plans to build two to three 1,300 megawatt (MW) nuclear reactor units at each.
In a statement today Hitachi said it will now begin discussions with UK regulators to obtain approval to use Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (ABWR) technology.
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