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

Night falls on Sizewell Nuclear Power Station, as the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to affect businesses in Sizewell, Suffolk, Britain, July 24, 2020. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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LONDON, Sept 1 (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 (EDF.PA) 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)

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

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