Hitachi-GE Stages Suppliers Forum for UK Nuclear Power Plant Construction Project for the First Time in Japan

Tokyo January 26 - Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd. (“Hitachi-GE”) today announced that the company held a suppliers forum at the British Embassy in Tokyo on January 25 for the “Horizon Wylfa Newydd Project,” the project will construct a new nuclear power plant on the Isle of Anglesey off the northwest coast of Wales in the UK. It was attended by Tim Hitchens, British Ambassador to Japan, and other senior UK government officials. Part of the “Innovation is Great” campaign of the UK Government that seeks to foster partnerships between Japan and the UK. This event in Japan was the first such forum, its aim was to outline the prospects for the nuclear market in the UK and to raise awareness about the Horizon project among Japanese suppliers that are anticipated may participate in the project.