wins Hinkley Point C cable contract near Burnham-On-Sea
Beatty has secured a deal with National Grid to provide electrical
cabling at the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant near Burnham-On-Sea.
contractor will deliver the cabling works contract to connect the
power stations new reactor to the grid.
will design, supply and construct a 8.5 km-long 400 kV cable from
Hinkley to a new substation in Sandford, north Somerset.
works have already begun on the package of works, which will employ
around 90 people at peak.
job is scheduled to complete before Hinkleys first reactor
unit is commissioned in 2025.
Beatty chief executive for rail and utilities Mark Bullock said:
This award demonstrates our ability to deliver a combined
specialist cabling and civils package to ensure the Hinkley Point
C connection works are delivered on time.
August last year Balfour replaced Costain on the four-year contract
to build Hinkley Point Cs cooling system a package
worth around £200m.
four-year job will deliver three 7-metre-diameter tunnels beneath
the surrounding area both onshore and offshore.
developer EDF said last month delays to its £9.8bn nuclear
plant in northern France would have no impact on Hinkley Point Cs