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EDF seeks French government funding for Hinkley Point

The energy company, EDF, has said it cannot confirm its commitment to build a new nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point in Somerset unless the French government provides more money.

The reactor at Hinkley Point is the first in a series of planned new nuclear power stations, intended to guarantee the UK's energy security.

Earlier this week, EDF's finance director resigned, warning the contract would break the company.

Joe Lynam reports.

  • 12 Mar 2016
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