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The cost of offshore wind has fallen as turbines have improved, along with energy storage schemes.
By Paul Brown
The Guardian, 18th March 2019
Eight years after the disaster, not a single location will take the millions of cubic metres of radioactive soil that remain. With comment from Shaun Burnie.
The Guardian, 11th March 2019
Small modular reactors are being heavily promoted but the economics don’t stack up.
By Dr Jim Green
The Ecologist, 11th March 2019
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Small modular reactors are being heavily promoted but the economics don’t stack up. The nuclear industry is heavily promoting the idea of building small modular reactors (SMRs), with near-zero prospects for new large power reactors in many countries. These reactors would have a capacity of under 300 megawatts (MW), whereas … [Continue Reading]