Hinkley C Start up

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When will Hinkley C start producing electricity

before 2023
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during 2023
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after 2023
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never completed
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RenewableCandy
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/news ... gs-on.html
EDF expects to miss its own deadline for deciding whether to build Britain’s first new nuclear plant in a generation, the Telegraph can disclose.

The French energy giant announced in October that it planned to take a final investment decision on the £16bn Hinkley Point C plant by July, after striking a landmark subsidy deal with government.

But it now believes that an ongoing European Commission investigation into whether the subsidies are illegal state aid will not be fully resolved until autumn, forcing its decision on the Somerset plant back until then.

The delay could threaten EDF’s plans to deliver first power from the plant in 2023 – a timescale it had said was “subject to a final investment decision by July 2014”.
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Oh, it's the 11th of March. Now there's a date for nuclear history.
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Point :)

I'm more of a 26th-of-Aprilnik myself.
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RenewableCandy wrote:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/news ... gs-on.html
But it now believes that an ongoing European Commission investigation into whether the subsidies are illegal state aid will not be fully resolved until autumn
It will be interesting to see which way that goes. Care to place any bets?
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