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Articles from ncg members. For news articles before 2014, see the news archive.
By David Toke
The Conversation, 23rd January 2019
As atomic energy gets ever more difficult to afford and renewables become steadily cheaper, a nuclear sunset awaits plans for new plants.
By Paul Brown
Climate News Network, 21st January 2019
Were it not for blanket Brexit, smothering every other news item, I suspect there would have been a lot more coverage of the recent collapse of Hitachi’s nuclear pretensions here in the UK.
Jonathon Porritt's Blog, 20th January 2019
Quoting Dr Paul Dorfman.
Le Monde, 18th January 2019
Hitachi’s decision to freeze its $28 billion nuclear power project in Britain strengthens the hand of France’s EDF and its Chinese partner in talks with the government on how to finance new reactors. Quoting Prof Steve Thomas.
Reuters, 17th January 2019
Interview with Dr Paul Dorfman, 07.39am.
BBC Radio Five Live, 17th January 2019
Hitachi set to suspend work on £16bn reactor, leaving Hinkley Point as the only new UK plant still being built. Quoting Dr Paul Dorfman.
The Week, 15th January 2019
The UK government’s nuclear policy is under renewed scrutiny as the firm behind a £20bn reactor in Wales looks set to halt construction. Quoting Dr Paul Dorfman.
BBC News, 14th January 2019