Blackout warnings and price spikes show future without nuclear

Last Thursday, National Grid issued its fourth warning in seven weeks about Britain’s electricity supplies. The warning followed a now familiar pattern: low wind and colder temperatures meant…

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  • Blackout warnings and price spikes show future without nuclear

    09 December 2020

    Last Thursday, National Grid issued its fourth warning in seven weeks about Britain’s electricity supplies. The warning followed a now familiar pattern: low wind and colder temperatures meant the “cushion of spare capacity” in the system had been reduced...

  • Sizewell C is only the beginning of nuclear and hydrogen

    27 November 2020

    Nuclear power is the most efficient power source in the world. It has among the lowest carbon footprints, and has long been a reliable pillar of our energy production. It is also a versatile technology, suited to the demands of deep decarbonisation. Nuclear power can not only produce huge amounts...

  • Zero Carbon for Net Zero

    18 September 2020

    Nuclear power is zero carbon power. Our power stations don’t burn anything to generate electricity, so there are no carbon emissions.

  • Net Zero: Time to turn ambition into action

    11 September 2020

    Earlier this week, the report of the Citizen’s Assembly, established by a number of select committees to get views on climate change and how to meet net zero, revealed an appetite and push for real action...

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