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EDF Chiefs and Minister discuss Hinkley nuclear power station delays

19 May 2016

Energy and Climate Change Committee takes evidence from EDF Energy and Department of Energy and Climate Change on the recent delays to the Hinkley Point C project.

Witnesses

Tuesday 24 May 2016, Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 9.30am

  • Vincent de Rivaz, Chief Executive Officer, EDF Energy
  • Humphrey Cadoux-Hudson, Managing Director, Nuclear New Build, EDF Energy

At 10.30am

  • Andrea Leadsom MP, Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change
  • Hugo Robson, Chief Negotiator, Department of Energy and Climate Change

Purpose of session

The session will explore a range of issues, including:

  • the reasons for the most recent delays to the final investment decision
  • the impact on the building schedule and cost of the project
  • the Government's contingency plans, should the Hinkley project be delayed further

Further information

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