The UK government plan guarantees the finance for Wylfa Newydd
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Wylfa Newydd: UK guarantees Anglesey nuclear site money

A new nuclear power plant on Anglesey by Japanese firm Hitachi is among the projects listed in a 20-year infrastructure spending plan published by the UK government.

It guarantees to support finance for developing a new station at Wylfa.

Building the £8bn Wylfa Newydd (New Wylfa) is subject to planning approval - a process expected to take three years.

Hitachi's reactors also need to be approved by the Health and Safety Executive.

It comes on the same day the UK government announced a cut in subsidies for solar energy, and onshore windfarms.

Environment correspondent Iolo ap Dafydd reports.

Wylfa reactor finance is guaranteed

  • 04 Dec 2013
  • From the section Wales
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