Plans for Sizewell C will see the construction a 3,200MW nuclear power plant comprising of two nuclear reactors – helping to deliver low carbon electricity to over six million homes.
Developer: EDF Energy
Estimated construction commencement: 2022
Estimated Start-up: 2031
Value of project: £18 billion
What is Sizewell C?
Whilst currently in its planning stage, the new power station would be constructed adjacent to Sizewell B in Suffolk. After years of planning and public consultation, the project has now reached the crucial planning permission stage.
You can find out more about the project by visiting EDF Energy’s virtual exhibition,
What are the benefits of Sizewell C?
Low carbon power for over 6 million homes
Power generation for 60 years
A saving of over 9 million tonnes of CO2 emission every year
Supports Government's 2050 target for net zero emissions
900 permanent jobs
25,000 job opportunities across the supply chain during construction
1,000 apprenticeships created
Over £14bn in construction value for UK-based companies
Backing the campaign to build British Nuclear
NRL is proud to be a member of the Sizewell C Consortium, which brings together the UK’s nuclear and green energy leaders to drive forward planning permission for Sizewell C.
Find out more
To find out more about the Sizewell C Consortium visit their website on the link below.