British government to invest $809 million in Sizewell C nuclear power plant

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday the government would invest 700 million pounds ($809 million) in the Sizewell C nuclear power plant being developed by French energy giant EDF in eastern England.

“We need to … get on with Sizewell C,” Johnson said, speaking at Sizewell. “In the course of the next few weeks, I am absolutely confident that it will get over the line.”

($1 = 0.8651 pounds)

(Reporting by William James and Muvija M, writing by Sachin Ravikumar, editing by Elizabeth Piper)


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