'Challenging': Hinkley Point C nuclear plant to soar £2.9bn over budget, EDF admits

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The view south across the Hinkley Point C Construction Site | Credit: EDF
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The view south across the Hinkley Point C Construction Site | Credit: EDF

French developer again forced to increase its cost estimates for Somerset nuclear project, which may now not be generating energy until 2026

The UK's flagship new nuclear power project, Hinkley Point C, is now expected to run up to £2.9bn over budget and is also at risk of falling another 15 months behind schedule, developer EDF admitted today....

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