Tom Burke is Greenpeace “Unearthed” about the public financing of new nuclear. “The struggling nuclear industries of Japan, France and Korea are all looking to the UK to rescue them,” he argued. “What they are getting from the government is warm words and long promises. The truth is that there is no room for additional nuclear in Britain’s rapidly modernising electricity supply system. Without power purchase agreements paid for by consumers none of these projects will go ahead however much they reduce their capital cost.”
Tom Burke 23rd Jan 2018 read more »
This Commons Library briefing paper summarises current progress on nuclear power, including conventional reactors, advanced designs, waste disposal and nuclear research.
Parliament 25th Jan 2018 read more »