Small Modular Reactions could also generate tens of thousands of jobs and hundreds of billions of pounds worth of exports.
The second part of a mini-series on ConservativeHome this week about how the Government can help Britain’s economy to grow faster.
British politicians are more than capable of committing blunders, but so too are their continental opposite numbers.
The worst outcome would be long-term contracts that turn out to be bad value, and which no one feels like they signed up to.
Nationalisation and price-fixing are not the answer; we need a plan to spur investment and increase supply.
The UK must reduce its dependence on gas by promoting nuclear energy and renewables, Tory leadership candidate says.
If Truss is set on rewriting the Integrated Review, she will need bandwidth at the top of govenment to do so effectively, given the awesome scale of the economic challenges facing her.
With the global population exploding and relative power of the west declining, we should reduce our dependence on the kindness of strangers.
The transition to clean energy is necessary, given continuing our reliance on fossil fuels would mean an insecure, unaffordable, and unsustainable energy system.
With the right policies to unlock investment, Drax can help make Britain a world-leader in this next-generation technology.
The Prime Minister asked for a “grown-up” approach to energy. Here are the policies required to deliver it.
Managing costs, appeasing consumers, and diversifying our energy supply are all crucial to ensuring the target can be met with voters’ consent.
We don’t need eight new nuclear power stations, Green MP says, we need onshore wind and home insulation.
The Government’s ‘Energy Security Strategy’ may well deliver long-term energy security. But it will do almost nothing for squeezed households right now.
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