Britain aims to lead on nuclear energy: http://www.aftenbladet.no/energi/aenergy/Britain-aims-to-lead-on-nuclear-energy-2989235.html#.T9uhkVLzEYk
glad to see sense and sensibility is prevailing despite the unfounded
fears especially after Fukushima! "As Germany and Japan close their
nuclear reactors, Britain wants to be the most attractive country for
nuclear power stations. Officials have decided to build two new
reactors. Minister of State for the Department of Energy and Climate
Change Charles Hendry is fully aware that one reactor can supply five
million households with electricity, and with zero emissions. In an interview with Aftenbladet, he emphasises Britain’s offensive approach to new nuclear power plants.
“Nuclear power was long off the agenda, but was re-launched in 2007 as
part of the future energy mix. Five years later, Britain is now perhaps
the most exciting place in Europe for nuclear investments,” says Hendry. He adds that several companies are showing investment interest.
“The key is market reform that creates conditions for such long-term
investments. We will remove barriers that may prevent investments. There
is strong bipartisan support for further nuclear investment in the UK.
Our country’s support is broader than in most others. Parliament
recently decided to back development of two new nuclear reactors. 520
representatives voted for, only 20 against,” the British Energy Minister
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