ncg in the news …
Public Meeting in Parliament
Attlee Room, Portcullis House
Speakers include: Kate Hudson, Dr Ian Fairlie, Prof Andy Stirling, Prof Steve Thomas.
14th March 2018
Paul Dorfman, founder of ncg, said EDF’s claim that costs could come down “goes against all technological logic”. He dismissed the claim as a public relations exercise to avert a plunge in EDF’s credit rating and as an attempt to woo President Macron.
The Times, 17th February 2018
Without any official announcement having been made, French nuclear reactor operator EDF seems poised to close up to five reactors next year. What will this mean for the French energy market?
By Craig Morris
Energy Transition, 12th February 2018
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The International Energy Agency (IEA) ‘underreports (the) contribution solar and wind by a factor of three’ compared to fossil fuels, according to a recent report. I and others have been pointing this out regularly, but it’s good to see this methodological anomaly (if that’s what it is) exposed and explored … [Continue Reading]