Eight sites have been announced for the next generation of UK nuclear plants.
These are the sites that have been deemed suitable for new power stations by 2025.
- Bradwell, Essex,
- Hartlepool, Northumbria,
- Heysham, Lancashire,
- Hinkley Point, Somerset,
- Oldbury, Gloucestershire,
- Sellafield, Cumbria,
- Sizewell, Suffolk,
- Wylfa, Anglesey.
It is expected that these plans will easily pass the government bills.
Nuclear Power in other countries:.
Germany has decided to close all its 17 nuclear power plants by 2022. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13594503
The Swiss government has announced it will not replace the country’s five ageing nuclear plants after they reached the end of their lifetimes between 2019 and 2034. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13549985
France, already home to 58 of the 143 reactors in the EU, plans to expand its Nuclear Power plant program. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13595455
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