Hitachi Opens European Nuclear Research Centre

London, September 18, 2014 -- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that it will open a new R&D base in the UK - the European Nuclear Research Centre (ENRC) – on September 30th 2014. The Centre will not only coordinate Hitachi’s nuclear research activities in Europe formed by a core team, but also provide additional resources to facilitate the development of safe and efficient nuclear power technologies based on advanced plant maintenance technology and proven decommissioning techniques in Europe.