Nuclear has a place in Europe’s energy mix, but rising costs – even if only perceived – need to be addressed to ensure future growth, speakers agreed at the New Nuclear Watch Institute’s (NNWI’s) first annual forum, held in London yesterday.
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Europe must not ignore nuclear power in fight against climate change, says NNWI boss. Nuclear. New Nuclear Watch Institute boss Tim Yeo says there is a ‘big opportunity’ for Europe to become an industry leader in tackling climate change. Europe’s policymakers and nuclear industry are missing a “unique opportunity” to tackle the climate emergency through the acceleration of new project development. Former British politician and CEO of the New Nuclear Watch Institute (NNWI) Tim Yeo says there is an unequivocal case for nuclear energy to play a prominent role in decarbonising the power sector – but western economies currently lag far behind counterparts in China, India and Russia in their strategies. Speaking to industry delegates in London yesterday, think-tank boss Yeo advocated the creation of a European Green New Deal to address climate change and achieve targets set out by the Paris Agreement.
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A cluster of more than 300 businesses in Cumbria has signed an agreement with counterparts across the UK to build greater ties in the nuclear sector. Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC) signed a memorandum of understanding with five other similar organisations at the Global Reach 2019 event, held at the Radisson Blu hotel in Manchester on Wednesday. Other signatories in the document included Nuclear South West, Wales Nuclear Forum, Northern Nuclear Alliance, North West Nuclear Arc and the East of England Energy Group.
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