Hitachi has said it has no designs to sell a Welsh atomic force site to a Chinese partnership after remarks by Donald Trump.
The US president was cited by the Sunday Times cautioning it not to sell Wylfa, on Anglesey, “to China“.
Work on the £13bn venture was required to be postponed a year ago on account of increasing expenses after Hitachi neglected to agree with the UK government.
A Horizon Energy representative stated: “We don’t remark on hypothesis.
“Our emphasis stays on tying down the conditions important to restart this critical undertaking, which would carry transformative financial advantages to the district and assume an immense job in conveying the UK’s environmental change duties.”
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Wylfa was reserved as having the capacity to control up to 5,000,000 homes, however the undertaking was required to be postponed as the forthright costs rose.
With 9,000 laborers prepared for the development stage, the choice in January 2019 was portrayed as “a colossal blow” by business pioneers.
The Sunday Times report said China’s General Nuclear Power Corporation was quick to purchase the site as a major aspect of plans to fabricate an armada of atomic reactors.
“We don’t know about any designs to offer the undertaking to China,” Hitachi told the Reuters news office.
The Wylfa plant was expected to be operational by the mid-2020s.