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The site of Britain's first new nuclear power plant in a generation.
Hinkley Point C will be developed by the French firm EDF and backed by Chinese investors.
Ministers say the deal will help Britain produce cheaper energy and become less reliant on fossil fuels.
But critics say it will be more expensive for consumers, while others worry about safety and the environment.
a factory that produces power or chemicals
- fossil fuels
energy sources like coal, gas and oil made from plant and animal remains from millions of years ago
people who buy and use goods and services