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Hitachi blames Covid-19 for pullout from UK nuclear project

Hitachi has pulled the plug on its nuclear power station project at Wylfa in Wales, blaming the global pandemic for a decision that will cast a shadow over the future of UK energy policy. The formal announcement, which followed a board meeting on Wednesday, is the latest blow to the UK’s ambitions on climate change… Continue reading Hitachi blames Covid-19 for pullout from UK nuclear project

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Hitachi set to terminate plans for UK nuclear site

Hitachi is poised to abandon its plans to build a new power station at Wylfa on Anglesey, an island off the coast of north Wales, in another blow to Britain’s struggling nuclear power programme. The Japanese industrial giant is expected to take the decision formally at a board meeting in Tokyo on Wednesday, according to… Continue reading Hitachi set to terminate plans for UK nuclear site