Zion Lights: Nuclear power is a huge opportunity to save the planet and boost our economy. It’s time for the Government to take a stand by backing the Sizewell C reactor. Sizewell is “oven-ready” with thousands of experienced builders and engineers ready to develop the site. These skills are not easy to replace if they are lost and there are knock-on benefits to keeping them on hand. Engaging this expertise at Sizewell would almost certainly mean that building a replica site at Moorside, as is currently planned, would be quicker and cheaper due to the success of the standardisation approach. Renewables require vast amounts of land, which puts building large wind and solar farms at odds with efforts to increase rewilding measures to restore our precious countryside.
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