Daily News Roundup, 21 January 2022
The MP for Ynys Môn has declared herself an “Atomic Kitten” as she called for installing small nuclear reactors across the UK, including in her own constituency on Anglesey. Trawsfynydd and Wylfa are two sites expected to be in line for new mini-reactors as part of a bid by a consortium led by Rolls-Royce to build five £2bn small modular reactors by 2031. Last month it was announced today that the Qatar Investment Authority will invest £85m into the project, … read more »
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Weekly News Summary
Scotwind: The UK’s offshore wind industry took a giant step forward this week, with the confirmation of 17 projects with a combined capacity of 25GW set to be awarded seabed leases in Scottish waters. That is two and a half times the UK’s entire current offshore wind capacity and equal to the entire current operational offshore wind capacity for the whole of Europe. Projects include both fixed foundation and floating turbine projects. The agreements should deliver just under £700m … read more »
Comment & Updates
Whilst the Government are busy committing consumers to spending countless billions on useless nuclear power plant, they are ignoring cheap and practical measures to reduce carbon emissions.
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An appeal for petition signatures for a green buildings campaign has been launched. Please circulate this by a) making social media posts and, as much as you can, to b) sending the appeal and link to friends, contacts, followers via social media such as facebook, linkedin and twitter and also people … read more »