Vincent de Rivaz, the chief executive of EDF, has used a newspaper article to appeal to the British government to grant approval to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant.
The chief executive of EDF Energy is set to leave the UK if his company’s deal to build the country’s $22bn nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point falls through.
The head of EDF Energy, Vincent de Rivaz says the imminent guaranteed price for power in the UK will demonstrate the advantage of nuclear power over its renewable rivals.
EDF Energy has selected a joint venture (JV) between Bouygues TP and Laing O’Rourke for the civils work contract to build the proposed $3.1bn (£2bn) nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C in Somerset, UK.
The chief executive of EDF Energy, the company building the UK’s first nuclear power plant in a generation says the British taxpayer will not be footing the bill for unforeseen rises in the cost of building the plant.
EDF Energy has extended the operating life of two of its UK nuclear power stations by seven years.
Vincent de Rivaz , the CEO of EDF Energy has predicted that Germany will pay a high cost for its veto on nuclear energy as it drives to build on its leading position for renewable power capacity.