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Press Release: Major milestone reached for HPR1000 nuclear technology planned to be used at Bradwell

23 May 2018 Press Release: Major milestone reached for HPR1000 nuclear technology planned to be used at Bradwell China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN), the global clean energy company, today announced the successful completion of dome lifting at the demonstration project of HPR1000 nuclear reactor technology, Unit 3 of the nuclear power station at Fangchenggang in […]

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The Socio-Economic Benefits of Hinkley Point C – March 2018

CGN and EDF Energy are committed to ensuring local people benefit from the skills and employment opportunities the project could bring. During its operating life, Bradwell B could bring significant investment into the local economy every year. The construction and operation of Bradwell B could create thousands of employment and apprenticeship opportunities in a broad […]

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Investigative works update – March 2018

Dear Resident, Update on site investigative works at Bradwell B BRB GenCo Ltd. commenced early site investigations at the proposed Bradwell B site (BRB) in December 2017. Following Maldon District Council’s approval of our planning application for more intrusive works, including the use of boreholes, we plan to start these further activities in March 2018. […]

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Investigative works planning application approved – December 2017

CGN and EDF Energy submitted a planning application to Maldon District Council to carry out some early investigative works at the Bradwell site. We are pleased that this planning application was given consent by the Local Authority on 14 December. This work will help develop more detailed plans for the new power station.  The work, […]

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The next phase of the approval process for UK HPR1000 nuclear technology design begins – November 2017

Third generation design intended for proposed CGN-EDF development at Bradwell in Essex The joint regulators have today announced Step 2 of the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) for the UK HPR1000 nuclear technology. This marks the start of the second step of a four step robust and independent process to seek approval for the design of […]

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Community Update Letter – October 2017

Dear Resident Update on new nuclear power station proposals at Bradwell Further to our November 2015 letter, when we explained our intention to develop proposals for a new nuclear power station at Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, we wanted to provide you with an update on our progress. There are many consents and permissions required before you can […]

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Press Release: Generic Design Assessment process to begin for UK HPR1000 nuclear technology

Third generation design intended for proposed CGN-EDF development at Bradwell in Essex The Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has today confirmed that the nuclear regulators have been asked to begin the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) for the UK HPR1000 nuclear technology. This marks a first step in the robust and thorough process […]

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Community Update Letter – November 2015

Click here to view CGN and EDF Energy’s November 2015 letter regarding the Bradwell B proposal.

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Aerial view of Hinkley Point site, with views of Hinkley A and Hinkley B, September 2011

Press Release: EDF Energy and CGN make announcement on nuclear new build projects

EDF and CGN sign a Strategic Investment Agreement to develop a new nuclear power station at Bradwell.

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