Westinghouse fallout: now UK Toshiba nuclear project on hold
May 4, 2017
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A plan to build a nuclear power station in Cumbria has been put on hold while the company behind it carries out a strategic review, reports the BBC.

NuGen, which is overseeing the planned Moorside plant, was initially co-owned by French firm Engie and Toshiba. Three AP 1000 reactors were planned for the site.

Last month the Japanese technology giant announced it was taking 100% control and that has led to NuGen announcing the pause.

The £10m scheme, near Sellafield, has been dogged by uncertainty as it was rumoured Toshiba would withdraw from all nuclear operations outside Japan due to multibillion-dollar losses. More

Article originally appeared on Beyond Nuclear (http://www.beyondnuclear.org/).
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