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Why the UK nuclear renaissance plan is doomed to failure, in 30 pictures and charts

Jeremy Leggett 22nd Aug 2018 , Why the UK nuclear renaissance plan is doomed to failure, in 30 pictures
and charts. Nuclear is ridiculously expensive and utterly uncompetitive  says longstanding nuclear advocate, former IEA boss Nobuaki Tanaka.

For the first time global solar capacity grew faster in 2017 than all nuclear and fossil fuels combined. Jerome Pecresse of GE Renewables said in June “We are inventing things we did not even imagine three years ago … renewable baseload is coming fast.”

The UK’s National Infrastructure Commission has urged the government to ditch nuclear and grab the golden opportunity
to go with cheap solar and wind. EDF is in deep financial trouble.
https://jeremyleggett.net/2018/08/22/why-the-uk-nuclear-renaissance-plan-is-doomed-to-failure-in-30-pictures-and-charts/

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August 24, 2018 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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