Atkins has been awarded a £5m contract for preparatory and enabling works at the Sizewell C site. It will be the first programme of construction work to commence at the proposed nuclear power station, which will be located next to the existing Sizewell B power station, on the Suffolk coast. The site will comprise of two UK EPR units with an electrical output of approximately 1,670 megawatts (MW) per unit, giving a total site capacity of approximately 3,340MW. Once operational, Sizewell C will be able to generate enough electricity to supply approximately six million (20%) of the UK’s homes. The enabling works are defined as all work necessary to prepare the main development site for the execution of the main civil works and marine works construction.
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