Mycle Schneider, the lead author of the annual World Nuclear Status report, has said the chances of a nuclear power plant on Anglesey have a “slim to zero” chance of going ahead. Speaking to BBC Radio Cymru’s Post Cyntaf programme independent consultant Mr Schneider said: “The Hinkley Point project is in great difficulties and you could argue that the uncertainties are even larger in the case of Wylfa Newydd.” There have been questions on the viability of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, in Somerset. And Mr Schneider said the difficulties would impact on Wylfa Newydd’s ability to attract investors, something Horizon Nuclear Power disputes.
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