17 Feb '12, 11am

#Energy alliance with #France brings #jobs and investment #Elysee

The UK and France today put the green economy and energy security at the heart of their relationship. This came as companies from both nations agreed a raft of commercial deals, and the two governments signed up to new agreements to cooperate on energy issues. Deals signed today in the presence of Prime Minister Cameron and President Sarkozy include: A groundbreaking £400m deal on nuclear reactors between Rolls Royce and Areva for the first EPR reactor at Hinkley Point, Somerset. This will underpin a new Rolls Royce factory in Rotherham and support 1,200 new jobs across the nuclear supply chain in Britain; A new engineering contract between EDF and Kier/BAM for the UK’s first proposed new nuclear project at Hinkley Point, Somerset, meaning another £100m for companies operating in the South West and 350 jobs; A £15m investment in a new world class training campus in Bridgwa...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn12_012/pn12_...

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