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EDF's 'final investment decision' on the Hinkley C nuclear power station next week will be pure theatre, writes David Toke. The truth is that no concrete is to be poured until 2019 at the earliest. Meanwhile post-Brexit UK is running out of money to pay for it, and EDF is under investigation by the Financial Markets Authority for concealing information on Hinkley from investors.
By Dr David Toke
The Ecologist, 22nd July 2016
It is often said that the central problem with renewable energy is that it is intermittent and dealing with this will add substantially to the cost. But new insights from a range of recent studies suggest that this may not be the case.
By Prof David Elliott
International Journal of Ambient Energy, 7th July 2016
Dr Paul Dorfman comments on Hinkley costs in The Guardian.
The Guardian, 7th July 2016
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