Fresh criticism has be brought to the table by MPs regarding the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant and the projected subsidy costs based on the promised price for the energy it will eventually generate.
Following the British government’s forced postponement of the final investment decision on Hinkley Point, Peter Mandelson has impressed the importance of pressing on with the project.
Soon after EDF executives decided to officially give the green light to the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant, the British government called for the decision to be postponed pending review.
One of EDF’s directors who had previously voiced opposition to the company’s Hinkley Point nuclear project has resigned ahead of a board meeting during which the future of the project is expected to be decided.
French ministers and EDF chiefs have called for the final investment decision on the Hinkley Point C nuclear project to be given the go ahead as soon as possible, as critics question its viability in the post-Brexit vote climate.