The U. K. could save money, reduce the risk of blackouts and more quickly achieve net zero carbon emissions by abandoning plans to build more nuclear power plants and instead invest in a flexible electricity grid, new analysis has found.
By David Vetter, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 30 Nov 2020 12:43:51 -0500.
Researchers have analyzed the causes of many cost overruns on new nuclear power plants in the US, which have soared in the past 50 years. The findings may help designers of new plants build in resilience to prevent such added costs.
Science Daily. Wed, 18 Nov 2020 14:18:22 EST.
The decision not to go ahead with building power stations at Wylfa Newydd on Anglesey, North Wales, and at Oldbury on Severn, South Gloucestershire, deals a huge blow to the nuclear industry.
Daily Mail. Wed, 16 Sep 2020 16:12:27 +0100.
Authorities began pouring concrete for the base of the reactor on Sunday in the presence of journalists in Bushehr, some 700 kilometers (440 miles) south from Tehran.
Voice of America. Sun, 10 Nov 2019 07:34:23 -0500.
Policies that incent innovation, increase competition and promote nuclear power can build on the U.S.' declining emissions trends while also promoting prosperity.
By Wayne Winegarden, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 4 Oct 2019 14:53:24 +0000.