Daily News Roundup, 4 August 2021
Rolls-Royce lines up funding for mini nuclear reactor revolution. Private backing for Rolls-led consortium to build new generation of ‘mini nukes’ unlocks hundreds of millions of taxpayer support. Britain has taken a crucial step towards creating a fleet of mini reactors that would reduce reliance on Chinese money and nuclear technology after Rolls-Royce secured investment to build the world’s first production line. A consortium led by the FTSE 100 engineer has secured at least £210m needed to unlock a matching … read more »
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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!
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‘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