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No subsidies for new nuclear?

No subsidies for new nuclear?

Thomas, Stephen (2010) No subsidies for new nuclear? Energy World. ISSN 0307-7942

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Abstract

The Government firmly supports the building of a new fleet of nuclear power stations as part of its strategy to ‘decarbonise’ the power industry. It is also clear that the new programme will be financed by the industry, without any public subsidy. Here, long-time nuclear industry observer Professor Stephen Thomas from the University of Greenwich looks back at how we arrived at the present position on a new-build programme, and suggests that the economics for nuclear power without subsidy simply don’t stack up.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: public subsidies, nuclear power, UK
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business > Department of International Business & Economics
Faculty of Business > Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU)
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:12
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/4606

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