Austria, a collective of German green energy companies, and imminently Luxembourg are challenging the decision that facilitates the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project. But is this resistance ultimately a futile exercise? Opinions welcome on Power Engineering International LinkedIn Group.
To add to an already complex situation, countries legally objecting to a European Commission decision to facilitate the construction of Hinkley Point C, a new nuclear power plant in the UK, have confirmed they are determined to pursue their case.
French unions could derail the decision by EDF to approve a final investment decision of the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant on the basis that board members were given scant time to read the volumes of information associated with the project.
The British and French governments are set to formally sign the deal to progress with Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant today, two months to the day since Prime Minister Theresa May postponed the initial UK decision.