Hinkley Point C nuclear plant not essential - think tank

Hinkley Point C nuclear plant not essential - think tank
 

The Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant is "not essential" for the UK to meet its energy and climate change targets, according to a think tank.
The Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) also said opting for "established" approaches instead would save bill payers £1bn a year in total.
EDF Energy, which has agreed to back Hinkley, said the ECIU report did not offer "credible alternatives".
The government is due to make a final decision on Hinkley in the autumn.
French firm EDF, which is financing most of the £18bn Hinkley Point project in Somerset, approved... read more

 
26 August 2016 in Regional, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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