Tag Archives: Hinkley Point

Work poised to start on energy centre expansion

Work on the £6.5m second stage of the Somerset Energy Innovation centre is due to start next month, councillors were informed today (10 July). Cabinet members approved the appointment of a contractor to build phase two of the Somerset Energy Innovation Centre (SEIC) and construction should start in August. Opened in February 2016, the first […]

Somerset County Council welcomes EDF Hinkley Point C decision

Somerset County Council has heralded EDF Energy’s decision to give its go ahead to the Hinkley Point C project. The project would bring unprecedented investment and job creation to the county and the wider region. As the largest engineering project in Europe, the construction of the new power station is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to boost jobs and […]

Key milestone for new multi-million pound business centre

The first phase of a new multi-million pound business centre in Bridgwater has been completed on time and on budget. The Somerset Energy Innovation Centre will provide 2,400 square metres of flexible office, meeting and informal networking space to support the development of a nuclear and low carbon energy supply chain in Somerset. A ceremony […]

Multi-million boost for transport links

Somerset County Council has warmly welcomed investment of nearly £3m in infrastructure for Bridgwater and Taunton announced today (11.9.14). The Department for Transport (DfT) is providing £2.85m funding to the County Council for four schemes to upgrade transport links in the towns to support the planned development of Hinkley Point nuclear power station. £1.6 million […]