The federal government of Wales has approached Japan’s Hitachi Ltd about buying the Horizon nuclear energy undertaking in Anglesey and its employees, The Sunday Instances reported.
Hitachi introduced in September that it was scrapping plans to construct a nuclear energy plant in Britain, after its U.Okay. unit Horizon Nuclear Energy failed to seek out personal buyers or safe enough authorities help for the stalled Wylfa undertaking in Anglesey, Wales.
The Labour-led authorities approached the Japanese industrial conglomerate to maintain the undertaking alive in a caretaker function till a developer could be discovered, the report stated.
The Welsh authorities didn’t instantly reply to a Reuters request for remark exterior of enterprise hours.
“We’re persevering with to have conversations with the related governments and can’t touch upon the main points,” a Hitachi spokeswoman stated.
Hitachi booked a ¥300 billion ($2.9 billion) write-down in 2019 as a result of suspension of the ¥3 trillion yen undertaking.
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