"We don't comment on rumors but we are of course interested in the British market," a spokesman for the company told Dow Jones Newswires when asked if the company was in talks with
"We are interested in developments in nuclear power there," said the spokesman.
Vattenfall has previously said that it supported pre-licensing applications to the U.K. government for nuclear reactors designed by France's Areva SA (CEI.FR) and
Vattenfall is seen as a likely candidate to be interested in the bidding process for
According to media reports, EDF Energy, the U.K. arm of
Unlike companies like Centrica, E.ON, and EdF, Vattenfall is likely to want to build nuclear reactors to supply industrial customers as it doesn't have a retail supply market in the U.K., analysts said.
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