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The National Infrastructure Commission recently said that the government “should not agree support for more than one nuclear power station beyond Hinkley Point C before 2025”, since renewables were getting cheaper and could prove a safer investment.
By Prof David Elliot
Physics World, 8th August 2018
Andrew Warren argues falling energy use should spark a reappraisal in the government’s future assumptions and policy priorities.
By Andrew Warren
Business Green, 31st July 2018
Jeffrey Henderson warns against Chinese state-owned firms playing a decisive part in one of our most strategically important industrie.
By Prof Jeffrey Henderson
The Guardian, 29th July 2018
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The last hope of the nuclear industry for competing with renewables is small modular reactors, but despite political support their future looks bleak, writes Paul Brown. On both sides of the Atlantic billions of dollars are being poured into developing small modular reactors. But it seems increasingly unlikely that they … [Continue Reading]