Large-scale power projects would also strengthen the Anglo-American alliance and make a big contribution to ‘levelling up’.
Posts Tagged: Nuclear Power
Ardingly & Balcombe, Aldeburgh & Leiston, Downs North; Horndean Downs, Brundall: what might all these local government losses have in common?
Interview with Kwasi Kwarteng: “My job is to make us not lose sight of the fact that we are Conservatives”
He says that road haulage interests are trying to revive the pre-Brexit economy – but that the Government will stand firm for higher wages.
Chris Skidmore: Nuclear power. More small reactors in the future? Fine. But we need more big ones soon if the lights are to stay on.
It is surprising that the nuclear industry remains without a seat around the table at COP26. They deserve to be an integral part of the negotiation.
One of the major question marks against Brexit was whether it would see the UK lose its influence over global affairs. This alliance suggests no.
Olivier Guitta: Biden’s decision to snub France will weaken, not embolden, the U.S. in its dealings with China
The AUKUS alliance will merely push away France, which has been one of the most sanguine countries to oppose China’s influence.
The only way the circle of net zero can be squared with reliable, carbon-free and cheap supply is by embracing home-grown nuclear power.
A proper commitment to British technological advancement would create jobs and boost skills – but above all, saves our communities.
Bob Blackman: Sizewell C is key to taking control of the UK’s energy production – and achieving Net Zero
The importance of having a reliable baseload of firm power remains essential to the energy mix.
John Constable and Capell Aris: Net Zero is a utopian plan that won’t work. Here’s a realistic plan for cleaner energy that will.
Electricity generation policy must refocus on dispatchable low-emissions plant that can to deliver a secure and competitive system.
Clive Moffatt: Going green with the lights off. We need a more realistic approach to climate change.
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.
Michal Bazan: Nuclear power and net-zero emissions. Why Sizewell C is key to reaching our climate change targets.
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.