Useful Links

If you are keen to know more about the UK’s nuclear industry, regulatory bodies or Horizon’s shareholders, visit the websites below for details.

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
The UK Government department, responsible for delivering policy relating to energy generation and nuclear decommissioning and climate change.

Office for Nuclear Development (OND)
The Office for Nuclear Regulation is responsible for regulation of nuclear safety and security across the UK.

The Welsh Government
The Welsh Government is the devolved Government for Wales.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
The UK Government department responsible for policy and regulations on the environment, food and rural affairs.
Non-departmental public bodies
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA)
Responsible for the decommissioning of civil nuclear facilities.

Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR)
The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) is responsible for regulating the nuclear industry and holding it to account on behalf of the public.

Civil Nuclear Security (ONR-CNS)
The Office of Nuclear Regulation’s Civil Nuclear Security Programme is the security regulator for the UK's civil nuclear industry.

Environment Agency (EA)
The Environment Agency is responsible for regulating the way nuclear sites manage and dispose of radioactive and other waste to protect people and the environment.

Natural Resources Wales
Natural Resources Wales brings together the work of the Countryside Council for Wales, Environment Agency Wales and Forestry Commission Wales, as well as some functions of Welsh Government.

Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is Scotland’s environmental regulator. Its main role is to protect and improve the environment.

UK Trade Associations
Nuclear Industry Association (NIA)
The trade association of Britain's civil nuclear industry. It represents over 60,000 UK nuclear workers across more than 260 member companies. For more on how nuclear energy works, read the NIA’s Nuclear Energy Facts.

World Nuclear Association (WNA)
A global trade association representing people and organisations in the nuclear energy industry.

International organisations
A European nuclear industry trade association.

The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO)
A non-profit making organisation that encourages the sharing of best practice in the nuclear industry.

International Atomic Energy Authority (IAEA)
An independent international organisation providing support to promote safe, secure practices in the nuclear Industry worldwide.

Skills and Training
National Skills Academy, Nuclear (NSAN)
Established to ensure that the UK nuclear industry and its supply chain has the skilled, competent and safe workforce it needs to deal with the current and future UK nuclear programme.

The UK's industry skills body for chemicals, pharmaceuticals, nuclear, oil and gas, petroleum and polymer businesses.

Other important Links
Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 320,000 employees worldwide.

Hitachi-GE, Ltd. is Horizon’s reactor technology provider and, as such, is Horizon’s principle Tier 2 contractor.

The Planning Inspectorate
An independent body that examines applications for nationally significant infrastructure projects, including nuclear new build.

Anglesey Energy Island
A programme run by the Isle of Anglesey County Council (IACC) to promote Anglesey as an area of excellence for energy research and development, production and servicing.

Wylfa Newydd Project Liaison Group (PLG)
A forum for representatives of community groups and organisations to receive updates from Horizon Nuclear Power on plans for a new nuclear power station at Wylfa Newydd.

Wylfa Magnox 
Magnox operates the existing Wylfa nuclear power station on the north coast of Anglesey between Holyhead and Amlwch.