British government offers $18 billion to Hitachi's UK nuclear project : Kyodo
May 17, 2018
TOKYO (Reuters) - The British government has offered 2 trillion yen ($18 billion)in financial support to a unit of Japan’s Hitachi Ltd (6501.T) to build nuclear reactors in Wales, Kyodo News reported on Thursday.
Ageing reactors supply more than 20 percent of Britain’s power but almost half of this capacity is due to go offline by 2025, prompting the government to plan new plants. (...)