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Plans for two new nuclear plants in Western Europe have met more setbacks in the last week, risking the industry’s future here.
By Paul Brown
Climate News Network, 16th April 2019
Prof Steve Thomas discusses Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) at NFLA seminar, Anglesey, Wales, Saturday 13th April 2019.
Stop Wylfa, 13th April 2019
Quoting Yves Marignac.
Liberation, 11th April 2019
The OECD’s Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) has produced an updated study of System Costs with High Shares of Nuclear and Renewables. Perhaps unsurprisingly, its new report concludes that nuclear wins hands down over variable renewable energy (VRE).
By Prof David Elliott
Physics World, 10th April 2019
Dr Paul Dorfman discussion with Dr Jonathan Cobb (World Nuclear Association), 9 mins 32 seconds into the broadcast. The majority of the 20 min recorded interview concerned a detailed discussion on the key issues of new nuclear costs, and the core problem of climate change risks to nuclear plant. Both of which were edited out by the BBC.
BBC World Service, 10th April 2019
The March/April issue of the newsletter from No 2 Nuclear Power, keeping climate campaigners informed about nuclear developments in the UK, and anti-nuclear campaigners about climate issues.
By Pete Roche
No 2 Nuclear Power, March 2019
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