Campaign Update

No Need for New Nukes

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has been consulting on proposals for a new National Policy Statement (NPS) for nuclear power above 1GW single reactor capacity for deployment between 2026 and the end of 2035. National Policy Statements (NPS) are intended to establish the case for Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects, as defined in the Planning Act 2008. The current nuclear NPS (EN-6), published in 2011, lists 8 sites as potentially suitable for the deployment of new nuclear power …

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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

23 April 2018

EDF

Nick Butler: In the rapidly changing global energy environment nothing is sacred, no business model is beyond challenge and no company is safe. The latest business being forced to rethink and restructure is the French state group Electricité de France. EDF has become a symbol of technical weakness and French decline. But, as with so much else in France since the arrival of an ambitious president who feels no need to defend decisions of the past, change is becoming possible. …

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