Some of the pylons for Anglesey’s planned Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station will follow a route close to existing power lines. National Grid has consulted on routes for the cables to run between the station and to the east of Llangefni. It said its chosen route would “keep the effects of the new connection” as low as it could. Plans to connect Wylfa Newydd at Cemaes Bay to a substation at Pentir, Gwynedd, have proved controversial. Campaigners have been concerned about the impact of pylons on the countryside.
BBC 7th July 2016 read more »
Horizon Nuclear Power, the Japan Atomic Power Company (JAPC) and Hitachi have signed a technical services contract for the proposed Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in North Wales. JAPC is to support Horizon in areas including construction costing, licensing, and planning for commissioning.
World Nuclear News 7th July 2016 read more »