Billpayers ‘could pay billions in extra nuclear plant decommissioning costs’

Seven power plants should have been decommissioned decades ago, according to a parliamentary committee report

Nuclear’s share of UK capacity has fallen for 23 years

Nuclear power’s share of total UK energy capacity has been falling for 23 years. That’s according to a new report from the UK Government, which says its capacity share rose from 0.9% (220MW) in 1956 to 17% (12.7GW) at its peak in 1994. By the end of 2016 this figure had fallen to 9.3GW, only […]