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UK set to continue old style nuclear as local group preps SMR

There are continuing, disturbing reports in the UK press that politicians have somehow become rapt with ideas of getting the public to accept the risk of building out nuclear to resolve climate change. Instead of asking countries like Japan and France, who have largely sworn off a nuclear future, the incoming government seems hell bent on paying the extraordinary high price of nuclear, instead of focusing on renewables and improvements to the grid. The Times carries a piece this week on it, as does the Guardian, all responding to a leaked document by “government sources, which recites the formula so often rolled out in the past – 30% wind, 30%  nuclear, and 30% fossil fuels with carbon capture, when nuclear…

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