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August 7 Energy News



¶ “Why are people worried about a nuclear power plant being built 250 km from Ireland?” • Ireland has a history with UK nuclear power plants and projects. The government and anti-nuclear activists were long-engaged in a battle with the UK over the Sellafield nuclear site, which has fueled Irish opposition to nuclear power. []

Sellafield nuclear plant. Source: Owen Humphreys / PA Wire. Sellafield nuclear plant. Source: Owen Humphreys / PA Wire.

¶ “SMEs Are Energiewende’s Backbone” • A number of companies come to mind when you mention Germany’s energy transition. Names like E.ON, Volkswagen, and Siemens are recognized worldwide. But Germany has 3.67 million small and medium-sized business enterprises, and they are Energiewende’s backbone. [CleanTechnica]

¶ “Lagoons: the new technology better than Hinkley Point” • A tidal lagoon is one alternative to the Hinkley Point nuclear plant. It is a £1 billion project, awaiting ministerial approval, to build a walled lagoon in…

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