Nuclear Power Stations: Cumbria

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 6th March 2017.

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Photo of Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Green

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the levelised cost of energy per megawatt hour for the Moorside nuclear power station.

Photo of Lord Prior of Brampton Lord Prior of Brampton Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

It would be inappropriate for Government to disclose any estimate of levelised cost ahead of formal negotiations. Discussions with the developer, NuGen, on a possible contract are at a very preliminary stage.

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