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30 Oct 2009 12:10:07

Nuclear power vital to UK's energy mix

Nuclear power vital to UK's energy mix
Nuclear energy is currently one part of the UK's power resource and will continue to be so in the future, a sustainable website has claimed.

According to the Renewable Energy Centre (REC), nuclear energy is safer than it is perceived and cleaner than fossil fuels.

The UK needs to rely on different sources and energy to ensure its power supply is secure, the body explained.

A spokesperson for the REC said that there are a number of decommissioned nuclear power stations, which has created a "significant gap" between energy supply and demand.

"[Because of this] it is critical that the UK's wind energy industry makes huge strides forward in order to help fill the gap between the supply and demand needs over the next five-ten years," she stated.

Recent research from the Confederation of British Industry showed that 16GW of new nuclear energy is required to move the UK towards a low-carbon power economy.

The capacity is the equivalent of up to ten reactors.


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Below2 wrote:

31 Oct 2009

It has an important role to play, but only if we can slow emsisions growth in developing countries


Will serious money come forward?

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