Hitachi creates new company for Wylfa nuclear job

Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe created to work on £14bn project

Nuclear

The developer of the £14bn Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in Wales has created a new company to form part of a proposed joint venture managing engineering, procurement and construction on the scheme.

Hitachi, whose wholly-owned subsidiary Horizon Nuclear Power is developing the plant, has announced it has incorporated a new UK company called Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe to work as a tier 1 contractor to Horizon on the project.

The new company is set to work alongside Bechtel and Japanese engineering giant JGC Corporation, who Hitachi confirmed it was in “exclusive talks” with last August to take on the main engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor role on the project.

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Source: Building.co.uk

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