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Energy: Infrastructure

Question for Department for Energy and Climate Change

UIN 417, tabled on 28 May 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what her Department's policy is on the foreign ownership of (a) new nuclear reactors and (b) other new energy infrastructure in the UK.

Answered on

2 June 2015

The UK Government welcomes responsible foreign investment in the UK’s energy system. Specific proposals for ownership are assessed on competition grounds and against EU and UK law. All energy infrastructure in the UK must be operated in accordance with the relevant UK regulatory system.

Answered by

Department for Energy and Climate Change
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