Hitachi announces further progress towards Wylfa Newydd Delivery team

London, 19th January, 2016 - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501,“Hitachi”) today announced further steps forward in enhancing its UK presence for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of Horizon Nuclear Power’s new nuclear development - Wylfa Newydd.

The company has confirmed the incorporation of a new UK company – Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe, Ltd. – which will lead its work in a proposed Tier-1 joint venture, as well as significant further progress with potential joint venture partners Bechtel Management Company, Ltd. (“Bechtel”) and JGC Corporation (“JGC”).