Daily News Roundup, 25 June 2021
France’s EDF called on the British government to deliver the legislation that would underpin the financing of a new nuclear plant, Sizewell C, saying it was now essential. Simone Rossi, the UK head of EDF, said in an interview at the Reuters Events: Global Energy Transition conference, that lots of progress had been made on multiple fronts but the legislation underpinning the new financing scheme was now needed. “I am led to believe it is quite possible to have this … read more »
Other Daily News: Bradwell – Fusion | Wylfa | Dounreay | Nukes vs Climate | New Nuclear | Radwaste | Decommissioning | Civil Nuclear Constabulary | Advanced Reactors | Submarines | Nuclear Testing | Nuclear Weapons | Climate Policy | US – WIPP | Japan | Zero Carbon Britain | Solar | Island Energy | Wave Power | Pumped Storage | District Heating | Renewable Finance | Carbon Capture | Fossil Fuels | Climate | COP26 | more news »
It should be obvious now that Scotland can supply 100 per cent of ALL of its energy by renewables. Yet the Scottish Government has not pledged to do this yet. So let’s campaign for this commitment now!
We are asking you to sign the petition which has the following wording (in italics)
‘The Scottish Parliament should commit to a target of sourcing 100 per cent of all energy used in Scotland (not just electricity) from renewable energy by 2045 or earlier to … read more »
The Government published its long-awaited Energy White Paper on 14th December. After a string of earlier announcements including Boris Johnson’s Ten Point Plan, the National Infrastructure Strategy report plus the Government’s announcement of a new greenhouse gas target for 2030, there were relatively few surprises. Details are presented in nuClear News No.130 available here: https://www.no2nuclearpower.org.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nuClearNewsNo130.pdf