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Wylfa: Hitachi ‘withdraws’ from nuclear project via BBC

Work on the Wylfa Newydd project on Anglesey was suspended in January last year because of rising costs after Hitachi failed to reach a funding agreement with the UK government. Isle of Anglesey council said the company had now confirmed in writing … Continue reading

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The farming family who held out against Wylfa B via Beyond Nuclear

With Welsh nuclear plant “on hold”, 300 years of tradition is saved By Linda Pentz Gunter There is a crowd of people at the top of the garden path wondering where to go next. They were led up there by … Continue reading

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Hitachi chief’s remarks on nuclear industry spark debate via The Japan Times

On Jan. 1, Hiroaki Nakanishi, chairman of the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren), held press interviews on the outlook of the business community and, at one point, the discussion turned to nuclear energy. Nakanishi is also the chairman of Hitachi Ltd., … Continue reading

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Hitachi and GE to jointly develop next-generation reactors via Japan Times

[…] The two companies, longtime partners in the nuclear business, aim to commercialize the reactors, which they hope will be cheaper to produce and safer to run, by the 2030s, the sources said. With construction of nuclear power plants stalled … Continue reading

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Japan and Hitachi pin nuclear export hopes on U.K. project in Wales via The Japan Times

[…] Hitachi Ltd. and the U.K. government started official talks last month on building new reactors in Wales, with a goal of firing them up in the first half of the 2020s. The outlook for the ¥3 trillion project is … Continue reading

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UK takes £5bn stake in Welsh nuclear power station in policy U-turn via The Guardian

The UK will take a £5bn-plus stake in a new nuclear power station in Wales in a striking reversal of decades-long government policy ruling out direct investment in nuclear projects. Ministers said they had reached an initial agreement with the Japanese conglomerate Hitachi to … Continue reading

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State-affiliated bank resists call to fund Hitachi nuclear project via The Asahi Shimbun

A government-affiliated financial institution balked at an agency’s request to pump 75 billion yen ($688 million) into Hitachi Ltd.’s nuclear power project in Britain, while the entire plan came under fire from citizen groups. The Agency for Natural Resources and … Continue reading

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Wylfa B protesters make their voices heard in Japan via North Wales Chronicle

PROTESTERS who are against plans for a nuclear plant on Anglesey are visiting Japan for a week of campaigning. Robat Idris, Linda Rogers and Meilyr Tomos, members of PAWB – People Against Wylfa B – have been invited by Friends … Continue reading

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Hitachi’s U.K. nuclear project to get guarantees from government via Reuters

TOKYO, May 9 (Reuters) – Hitachi Ltd’sHorizon Nuclear Power unit has received an assurance from the British government that it will guarantee loans for the construction of two reactors in Wales, the Mainichi newspaper reported on Wednesday. […] The British … Continue reading

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Please Hitachi, no reactor in Wales via The Japan Times

(Reader letter)  I hope Hitachi Ltd. will give up on its attempts to build a nuclear power station at Wylfa in Wales (“Hitachi looks to build nuke plant in Britain” in the April 7 edition). I live on the island … Continue reading

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