Wylfa on Anglesey
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Hitachi Horizon buyout: Story of Wylfa nuclear plant

The Japanese technology company, Hitachi, has announced that it has agreed to buy Horizon, the British nuclear power project for almost £700m.

Under the scheme, there are plans to build two new nuclear power reactors - one at Wylfa on Anglesey, the other at Oldbury in south Gloucestershire.

George Herd looks back at the developments over the last few years that have led to the announcement.

  • 30 Oct 2012