Atkins secures a £5m contract for Enabling Works

13 August 2019

Atkins, a member of SNC-Lavalin Group, has been awarded a £5m contract for the Enabling Works Basic Design at the Sizewell C site. It will be the first programme of construction work to commence at the proposed nuclear power station, which is to be located immediately to the north of the existing Sizewell B power station, on the Suffolk coast.

The site will comprise of two UK EPR™ units with an electrical output of approximately 1,670 megawatts (MW) per unit, giving a total site capacity of approximately 3,340 MW. Once operational, Sizewell C will be able to generate enough electricity to supply approximately 6M (20%) of the UK’s homes.

The Enabling Works are defined as all work necessary to prepare the main development site for the execution of the Main Civil Works and Marine Works construction.

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