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.
Posts Tagged: Nuclear Power
You have to have something to keep the Grid going when renewable sources falter, and the alternative is coal.
Bernard Jenkin: The Government should not allow China a role in our nuclear industry without new safeguards
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.
Michael Tomlinson: The Prime Minister must stick to her word. We must vote this evening to leave the EU on March 29
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.
Daniel Hannan: Higher taxes, spending bungs, pay caps, gender quotas. Is this really the brave new Brexit Britain we want?
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.
It’s not just a matter of output: developing this pioneering industry would support tens of thousands of British jobs and demonstrate global leadership.
There are some areas where continued jurisdiction for the ECJ is defensible and may, pragmatically, be the best route forward.
Ministers have been vindicated for backing this renewable source – as recent figures show that it can make a significant contribution to meeting the UK’s energy needs.
Decades of haphazard policy have left Britain with a patchwork reactor system which is expensive to run and proving tricky to replace.