NNB Generation Company
Nuclear New Build Generation Company (NNB GenCo) is a subsidiary created bi EDF Energy tae build an operate two new nuclear pouer stations in the Unitit Kinrick. The new plants are tae be Hinkley Point C an Sizewell C an will produce up tae 6.4GW in total.
EDF originally entered the UK nuclear industry with the acquisition o British Energy in 2009. At the same time, EDF established NNB GenCo as a separate subsidiary for the construction o additional new nuclear plants. Centrica purchased a 20% stake in British Energy from EDF, and also had an option to acquire 20% of NNB GenCo, but on 4 February 2013, Centrica stated it would withdraw from the project.
The company's plans include biggin four new nuclear reactors adjacent tae existing plants, two at Hinkley Point C in Somerset an two at Sizewell C in Suffolk. The EPR reactor is the preferred design for the sites.