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.
EDF say that the deal they cut with the Coalition is ‘fair and balanced for consumers and investors alike’. I guess it’s unsurprising that EDF are very pleased with the deal, as it gives them a guaranteed and inflation-proofed return at twice the price we currently pay for electricity for … [Continue Reading]
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E3G's Tom Burke runs the rule over the current media hysteria over looming blackouts and reveals a tale of hyperbole and ideology.
By Prof Tom Burke
Business Green, 4th December 2014
Westminster’s energy strategy to “keep the lights on” by relying on new nuclear build is looking increasingly like a recipe for economic ruin and political disarray.
By Prof Peter Strachan
The Conversation, 4th December 2014