Babcock to support Hitachi on UK Nuclear New-Build Programme
Tue, 30 October 2012
Babcock, the UK’s leading engineering support services company, announces that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to join with Hitachi Ltd (Hitachi) to plan and deliver its new nuclear reactors in the UK. The agreement follows the announcement of Hitachi’s acquisition of Horizon Nuclear Power.
Under the terms of the agreement, Babcock will discuss with Hitachi and its partners, including Rolls Royce, how its skills and capabilities can be best used to support the delivery of Hitachi’s nuclear new build programme in the UK.
Peter Rogers, Chief Executive of Babcock commented:
“We are delighted to be working in partnership with Hitachi, a recognised leader in the global nuclear market. Our significant experience in the UK nuclear sector complements the international experience of Hitachi. We look forward to exploring how our skills, capabilities and experience can contribute to the delivery of this project of national strategic importance, meeting the future energy demands of the UK and creating long-term opportunities for UK companies.”
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