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    Onshore windpower is already cheaper than new nuclear
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    New nuclear will be subsidised by taxpayers and through electricity bills
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    Hinkley Nuclear Power Stations (credit Rob Newman)

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The website aims to provide clear and independent information and analysis of the range of nuclear new build issues, and ask questions that need to be answered, including: how will significant ‘what if’ issues — such as nuclear fuel supply and manufacture, vulnerability to attack, accident and incident, rad-waste, radiation risk, decommissioning, reactor siting, nuclear costs and liabilities — be taken into account?

Nuclear Consulting Group (ncg) comprises leading academics and experts speaking with one collective voice.

in the news

The mixed outlook for new nuclear power plants

Nuclear power has had a makeover. What was once seen as a futuristic source of limitless energy has been reframed as a response to global warming, an ideal solution for countries looking for a continuous source of low-carbon power.

By Dr Paul Dorfman

Energy Post, 2nd June 2015

Comparing Nuclear Power Trajectories in Germany And the UK

An SPRU Working Paper "Comparing Nuclear Power Trajectories in Germany And the UK: From ‘Regimes’ to ‘Democracies’ in Sociotechnical Transitions and Discontinuities", June 2015.

By Dr Philip Johnstone and Prof Andy Stirling

Science Policy Research Unit, June 2015