Electricity generation policy must refocus on dispatchable low-emissions plant that can to deliver a secure and competitive system.
The second piece in a mini-series on climate change, COP26 and the environment on ConservativeHome this week.
The fourth of a series of pieces from Policy Exchange looking at specific issues that arise from the Brexit trade deal.
The imminent approval of its power station in Suffolk gives us hope for a more innovative and greener future.
Wind and nuclear power both produce electricity. But if someone said we needed a tax on wind power to subsidise nuclear, you’d think they were mad.
You have to have something to keep the Grid going when renewable sources falter, and the alternative is coal.
We need a special regime: a UK plc with a government-owned ‘golden share’, giving the Government special powers.
Our priorities were: tackling global climate change, solving Grand Challenges and making the UK the best place in the world to work and to grow a business.
The Rolls-Royce concept has the potential to plug a gap in the UK’s low-carbon power requirements.
Why has she recently begun to assert that we may never leave at all? It is an odd about-turn, given that her leadership is predicated upon “Brexit means Brexit”.
The national network of large, infrastructure intensive projects has stalled, but there is an alternative.
What changed? When did we lose the global vocation that infused the Cabinet, Leavers and Remainers alike, two years ago?
This development not only offers a welcome boost for Wales, but will help to foster the UK’s position as a world leader in green energy.
Ministers need to be less political and more pragmatic about which technologies can sustain our economy in the decades ahead.
To hit our decarbonisation targets, to restore a once-proud industry, and to support renewables, we need to expand conventional and innovative nuclear technologies.