Energy and Climate Change Committee will take evidence on 24th May from EDF Energy and Department of Energy and Climate Change on the recent delays to the Hinkley Point C project. The session will explore a range of issues, including: the reasons for the most recent delays to the final investment decision; the impact on the building schedule and cost of the project; the Government’s contingency plans, should the Hinkley project be delayed further.
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The chief executive of French energy giant EDF is to be quizzed by MPs next week over the delay in making a final investment decision on the multibillion-pound Hinkley Point nuclear power project. Vincent de Rivaz will appear before the Energy and Climate Change Committee on Tuesday, alongside Humphrey Cadoux-Hudson, EDF’s Managing Director, Nuclear New Build. Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom will also be questioned by the committee, which said it will explore issues including the cause and impact of the delay to a final investment decision, financial and operational risks for the planned power station, and alternative plans for the UK’s energy future.
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