EDF Energy Gets License for Hinkley Nuclear Site in UK

The U.K. unit of Electricite de France SA (EDF.FR) Monday said it got the nuclear site license for its planned Hinkley nuclear plant by the Office for Nuclear Regulation.

MAIN FACTS:

- EDF said granting of the site license is the recognition from the U.K.’s independent nuclear regulator that NNB GenCo, the new nuclear build subsidiary of EDF Energy, has developed the required organization, management structure, plans and procedures needed for the construction, commissioning and operation of the proposed new nuclear power station in Somerset.

- The conditions of the license require the development, implementation and maintenance of adequate safety arrangements throughout the life of Hinkley Point C.

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