Does your business live for all things local? This award recognises companies who are passionate about supporting Somerset’s economy through local activity and can demonstrate this through their use of local employment, training, trading or regional supply chain etc.
Sponsored by Hinkley Point C
EDF Energy is one of the UK’s largest energy companies and the largest producer of low-carbon electricity, producing around one-sixth of the nation’s electricity from its nuclear power stations, wind farms, coal and gas power stations and combined heat and power plants. The company supplies gas and electricity to more than 5.5million business and residential customer accounts and is the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain.
EDF Energy’s safe and secure operation of its eight existing nuclear power stations , including Hinkley Point B, makes it the UK’s largest generator of low carbon electricity.
EDF Energy is also leading the UK’s nuclear renaissance and is building a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset . Hinkley Point C will employ over 25,000 people during construction and will significantly benefit the local & regional economy during the 10 year construction phase and during its 60 years of operation see www.edfenergy.com
“These are exciting times for businesses in Somerset and we’re proud to be involved. We’re seeing companies in Somerset hungry for success, they’re evolving, growing and investing in anticipation for our nuclear new build plans and by sponsoring this event we’re continuing to encourage the forward thinking business people of the county. Good luck to all those competing in the Somerset Business Awards.” – Ross Edwards, EDF Energy