Daily News Roundup, 5 May 2021
UK Government is committed to at least “one more large nuclear plant” as a minister said they continue to talk to potential developers interested in the Wylfa Newydd site. Hitachi pulled the plug on the £16bn project last year after failing to reach a funding agreement with UK Government. The Government is now negotiating with EDF to enable investment in the planned Sizewell C nuclear power plant project in Suffolk but said there is the potential for more sites. The … 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