…..The government says it wants to deliver a plan for oil and gas this week, in order to “secure sustainable future growth in the economy”. Some would argue that planning for a sustainable future should not include finite, polluting sources of energy, but instead focus primarily on clean, renewable sources such as wind, solar and marine…..
The government has put back by five years the deadline to build the first new nuclear power station in the UK since 1995.
27 March 2013
As we reported last week, the plant at Hinkley Point, Somerset, would cost around £14bn and this has now been confirmed in the ‘Nuclear Industrial Strategy’ released by the Department of Energy & Climate Change.
The document also said that the facility would be developed by 2030 – originally, the government had said it would be built by 2025. Back in 2007, we reported that the Conservative…
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