MPs' committee slams "expensive" Hinkley Point C deal

Michael Holder
clock
MPs' committee slams "expensive" Hinkley Point C deal

Report by Parliament's Public Accounts Committee says poorest billpayers will be hit hardest by 35-year nuclear plant deal and calls for transparent assessment of wider jobs benefits

UK consumers are likely to foot an "expensive" bill for the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant in Somerset, in part because the government failed to revisit terms of the 35 year contract with developers EDF...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Access our Intelligence Reports, exclusive data-rich studies on business-critical aspects of the green economy (BG Advanced members only)
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Nuclear

Hubbub and OVO launch search for Glasgow street to participate in energy efficiency trial

Hubbub and OVO launch search for Glasgow street to participate in energy efficiency trial

Project will explore which home improvements are most effective at curbing bills ahead of proposed £3,000 fuel price cap this Autumn

clock 11 August 2022 • 3 min read
Clean power-promoting aerial art installation lands on Oxford Street

Clean power-promoting aerial art installation lands on Oxford Street

The Clean Power campaign has this week unveiled the installation, which is being used to promote sustainable practices to both the public and businesses

clock 11 August 2022 • 3 min read
Plans for Barrow Green H2

Carlton Power unveils plans for UK's latest green hydrogen hub

New private and public sector partnership has revealed plans to develop Cumbria's first low carbon hydrogen hub

clock 11 August 2022 • 3 min read