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Development consent order granted

On 19th March 2013 the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change granted a development consent order to EDF Energy to build and operate Hinkley Point C and associated development. The decision follows the submission of EDF Energy's application to the Infrastructure Planning Commission (now the Planning Inspectorate) on 31 October 2011.

Read the Planning Inspectorate's recommendation and EDF Energy's press statement. Click here for more information about Hinkley Point Cís planning and other permissions and consents.

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EDF Energy put another important component of its new nuclear plans in place today as the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) granted a Nuclear Site Licence (NSL) for Hinkley Point C.
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