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NIA Reaction to National Grid Announcement on Electricity Supply

15 October 2020

Reacting to National Grid’s announcement on the UK’s electricity supply and the latest data on gas and coal use on the grid, Tom Greatrex, Chief Executive of the Nuclear Industry Association, said:

“National Grid’s announcement underscores the urgency of investing in new nuclear capacity, to secure reliable, always-on, emissions-free power, alongside other zero-carbon sources. Otherwise, we will continue to burn gas and coal as a fallback and fall short of our net zero ambitions”.