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Wylfa: Powering North Wales and the UK’s Energy Future

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In a significant move towards bolstering the UK's energy security and economic growth, Wylfa in Anglesey has been identified as the government’s preferred site for the nation's third mega-nuclear power station!

This is the latest step the government have made in their clean energy drive, with new Nuclear facilities at Hinkley and Sizewell already being constructed, a new Uranium Enrichment Facility announced in the previous 2 weeks, and new technology across Rolls Royce SMRs, the STEP project in East Yorkshire currently in concept, and Molten Salt Reactors amongst many of the ideas in concept.

The new venture aims to mirror the scale of existing nuclear power stations like Hinkley in Somerset and Sizewell in Suffolk. Reviving Wylfa’s nuclear legacy, the project promises to bring thousands of jobs and significant investment to the area, catalysing local economic growth. The North Wales coast, with its proximity to cooling water and rich nuclear heritage, offers an ideal location for this initiative.

This is all in support of the UK’s plan to quadruple its nuclear capacity to 24GW by 2050, creating 40,000 new jobs in the industry in the process.

The Government’s announcement of Wylfa as its preferred site for the mega nuclear power station is brilliant news for Wales and in particular the local economy.

This coupled with the recent commitment for Capenhurst and Sizewell C represents the direction of travel for the UK and significantly strengthens the plans for the nation’s energy independence.

Our Technical Team Leader, Mark Dorey says – ‘Employment Solutions has been a specialist Engineering and Manufacturing partner in the Nuclear Industry for over 20 years, with key placements across Sellafield, Aldermaston, Hinkley C and Magnox sites.

As the number one rated recruitment business across Engineering and Manufacturing according to TrustPilot, we pride ourselves on understanding the challenges and providing solutions to both current and new customers across the industry in conjunction with ES Steel.

ES Group stands out with its unparalleled expertise and experience, ensuring we provide our clients with the precise number of staff for their project needs while swiftly delivering a high-quality, security-cleared workforce capable of tackling the UK's most complex and demanding nuclear projects.’

To understand how we can work with you in the Nuclear Industry across either Steel Installation Projects, or why our Employment Solutions is rated 4.9 on TrustPilot, get in touch today on 0161 839 5353

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