Campaign Update

100% Renewables is Possible

This week’s New Scientist says Donald Trump’s efforts to prevent the closure of unprofitable coal and nuclear are as “forlorn” as they are misguided. “It is because of sound economic reasons, not just environmental concerns that coal and nuclear are struggling to compete with natural gas and renewables such as as wind and solar. Thanks to an explosion of technology designed to counter variability of wind and solar, the reliability issue is a red herring that’s getting redder. Covering 100

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Abandoning Hinkley Point C now could save consumers almost £1.5bn per year for 35 years from 2027

Stop Hinkley Campaign submits response to the Helm ‘cost of energy’ review.

The Stop Hinkley Campaign has submitted a joint response, with the Nuclear Free Local Authorities (NFLA), to the UK Government’s call for evidence on Professor Dieter Helm’s review of the UK energy market and the financial costs of energy to consumers and businesses. (1)

The joint submission argues the best way for the Government to keep electricity costs to consumers as low as possible over the coming decades, while reducing …

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Daily News Roundup

22 June 2018

Sizewell

EDF boss on new nuclear need, ‘regardless of sun shining or wind blowing’. EDF Energy’s chief executive has insisted Sizewell C must be part of the UK’s future energy mix. Simone Rossi told a Westminster energy sector summit that nuclear needed to be included to deliver the minimum level of demand on the electrical grid. He said the UK needed nuclear to generate a base load “regardless of whether the sun is shining or the wind is blowing”. Addressing this …

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