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Problems mount for UK nuclear programme

Centrica has abandoned plans for building 4 new nuclear power stations in the UK blaming rising costs and construction delays – Centrica announces decision not to participate in UK nuclear new build and launches £500 million share repurchase programme. The move is a blow to the Government’s plans to build new nuclear power stations. Centrica will forfeit its 20% option on four new nuclear plants planned by EDF in Somerset