ncg in the news …
Vienna, 7-8 Oct 2019
Speakers include Dr Paul Dorfman
In its latest “energy outlook” report, Bloomberg New Energy Finance says wind and solar photovoltaics (PV) will supply almost 50% of global electricity by 2050.
Physics World, 21st August 2019
NFLA sceptical of new Small Modular Reactors being built in Workington due to the real barriers facing this technology
The Nuclear Free Local Authorities (NFLA) is concerned with the plans of TSP Engineering to develop ‘small’ modular lead-cooled nuclear reactors in Workington, in cooperation with partners in Sweden.
Nuclear Free Local Authorities, 21st August 2019
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Whether it comes from nuclear plants or fossil fuel-fired power stations with carbon capture and storage (CCS), the UK will need 30-40 GW of new “firm” low-carbon baseload generation by 2050 to meet the net-zero emissions target, Greg Clark reportedly said, just before being replaced by Andrea Leadsom as UK … [Continue Reading]