Posts Tagged ‘subsidising’

Government finally admits it is subsidising nuclear – while cutting help for renewables

The official admission blows a hole in already bewildering UK energy plans, which back the failed and expensive over the cheap and successful The government confirms that it is not continuing the ‘no public subsidy policy’ [for nuclear power] of the previous administration. That little footnote, tucked away at the end of the announcement of […]

Should the UK be subsidising the world’s first tidal lagoons?

Company begins approval process for project that could power 1.5m homes in Wales, but concerns remain over enormity of scale and high electricity costs The company planning to build a series of massive tidal lagoons in the UK claim their project can generate electricity that will be competitive with offshore wind and nuclear power. But […]