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Britain offered 18 billion USD financial support to Hitachi for new nuclear power capacities

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The British government has offered financial support of 2 trillion JPY (18 billion USD) to Japanese Hitachi and its nuclear unit in Britain Horizon Nuclear Power to build reactors in Wales. The British government is offering support through loans and other ways to cover much of the cost of the project, and Hitachi will decide this week.
The proposal aims to alleviate concerns about rising costs, which have risen to 3 trillion JPY.
A spokesman for Hitachi has refused to comment.
However, according to some sources referred to by the Japanese agency, the question is whether the government will be able to implement its proposal for parliamentary opposition.
Britain is looking for new ways to fund nuclear projects after criticism of the deal given to French EDF to build the first nuclear power plant in the UK for 20 years, which would cost consumers 30 billion GBP (40 billion USD).
Horizon Nuclear Power plans to build at least 5.4 gigawatts of new nuclear capacity on two sites in the UK.