UK authorities are discussing the construction of a new nuclear power plant

The British government has supported the construction of another large nuclear power plant in the country as part of the solution to the problem of electricity supply. According to The Times, the government is in talks with the American company Westinghouse to build a nuclear power plant on the island of Anglesey in Wales. If the project is launched, the nuclear power plant will be built by the mid-2030s and will be able to provide electricity to more than 6 million homes. The cost of the project could reach £ 20 billion. There are currently seven nuclear power plants in the UK, which generate 17% of the required electricity. However, four of them will be shut down by 2024, and the remaining three by 2035. A new nuclear power plant at Hinckley Point will be operational by 2027, which will also be able to provide electricity to 6 million homes. And, as ministers fear, the country could face an acute shortage of electricity just as the UK prepares to reach zero emissions by 2050. The need to expand investment….

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