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Horizon Nuclear buys Welsh land for new power stations via Power Engineering International

28/10/2011
By Kelvin Ross
Deputy Editor

Horizon Nuclear Power has completed the purchase of land in Wales where it hopes to build a new power station.

Horizon, a joint venture between German companies RWE and EON, has bought the land at Wylfa on the island of Angelsey, where it hopes to build up to 3.3 GW of new nuclear capacity.

Kevin McCullough, chief operating officer of RWE said: “The land agreement is a key milestone in Horizon’s plans for a new nuclear power station at Wylfa. New nuclear will have an essential role in the UK’s low carbon future, and RWE npower is committed to playing a part in this through Horizon Nuclear Power.”

Horizon wants to build four of the UK’s 12 proposed new nuclear reactors, three on Angelsey and another at Oldbury in England.

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