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  • Walking the waves – Jetty and WaveWalker 1 progress May 22, 2017 - To help reduce the amount of heavy goods vehicle deliveries on the local roads,  a temporary jetty is being built in the north west corner of site. The jetty will allow 80% of aggregates needed for concrete production to be brought via sea transport throughout construction. Now a common feature on the Hinkley Point coastline, […]
  • One, Two, Three, Pour…. May 8, 2017 - The First Nuclear Safety Concrete pour on March 24th was  a big achievement for the HPC team to celebrate. It’s the second of their big goals for 2017 to be completed. Pouring the first nuclear concrete was a major milestone in HPC schedule, as this is the first time construction of a new nuclear power […]
  • EDF Energy sets out progress at Hinkley Point C new nuclear power station April 21, 2017 - First concrete successfully poured for power station galleries Key milestone follows approval from independent nuclear regulator ONR 1,600 workers on site each day Three million cubic metres of earth already moved, more than 50% of the total New images and video released to mark six months since contract signing with UK Government and full construction […]
  • HPTA Update March 30, 2017 - The Hinkley Point Training Agency (HPTA) have moved forward dramatically over the last couple of months. Click here to read their March Newsletter.
  • New Tier 1 Contractors Announced March 15, 2017 - The Hinkley Supply Chain Team have been working closely with EDF Energy since 2010, as more information about the Tier 1 contractors are announced we endeavour to pass this information on to you. With this in mind we are proud to pass on to you the latest development from EDF Energy. Hinkley Point C is […]
  • Hinkley Point C: EDF is delighted by the British Government’s decision September 15, 2016 - EDF Group statement in response to the Government’s decision on Hinkley Point C: EDF is delighted by the British Government’s decision today to confirm its agreement for the construction by EDF of two EPR reactors at Hinkley Point. The approval of this construction project for two nuclear reactors on the Hinkley Point site in Somerset […]
  • ‘New nuclear’ has to be part of our low-carbon energy future – Vincent de Rivaz August 30, 2016 - Four weeks ago, EDF’s Board gave its approval for two new nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point in Somerset. It is a momentous decision made possible by years of hard work. The Government said it will take a short time to consider the project. That is understandable and I fully respect the decision. Detractors have filled many […]
  • EDF Energy CEO, Vincent de Rivaz, outlines his confidence in Hinkley Point C in an open letter to all employees August 1, 2016 - Yesterday all the Hinkley Point C team was extremely proud to present the project to the Board of Directors of EDF. As you know, the Board approved the final investment decision. We are humbled by this decision. Following this decision, the conditions are met to allow EDF to sign the contracts with the British Government, […]
  • EDF’s Board of Directors approves the final investment decision for HPC July 29, 2016 - At its meeting on 28 July 2016, EDF’s Board of Directors made the final investment decision and gave the President the authorisation to ensure its full execution in the framework of the signature process of all the contracts and agreements necessary to build the two nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point C (HPC) in Somerset, in […]
  • Hinkley Point C: the Board of EDF called to consider a final investment decision (21st July 2016) July 25, 2016 - EDF has today called a meeting of its Board of Directors which will be held on 28 July 2016. The agenda includes the final investment decision for the construction of two EPR reactors at Hinkley Point C (HPC) in the south-west of England. The HPC Project is a major element of the Group’s CAP 2030 […]


    • The Industrial Partners Supplier Steering Group

      EDF Energy and the Somerset Chamber of Commerce have recognised that for the Somerset and South West businesses to take full advantage of the opportunity to supply goods and services during the construction of HPC, there is a need for collaborative working between NNB HPC as the client, the major Read more →

    • The Site Operations Supplier Steering Group

      Operating since October 2013 this group, co-chaired by EDF Energy and Somerset Chamber has been briefing targeted suppliers on a series of site operations work packages at Hinkley C. These work packages service the needs of the construction teams that will build the power station – they include catering, campus Read more →

    • The South West Hinkley Supply Chain Team

      EDF Energy continue to fund the Hinkley Supply Chain Team managed by Somerset Chamber of Commerce which is identified as the single point of contact for both the regional supply chain seeking contract opportunities and main contractors seeking capable suppliers. Some 2700 suppliers are registered on the portal with their Read more →