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Nuclear energy can complement renewables

Graham Watson

13th September 2015

Lord Hutton writes here a persuasive articleLord Hutton writes here a persuasive article on the need for a nuclear core capacity at the heart of Britain's energy network as a way of providing reliable, low carbon, relatively cheap power. I'll need to check him out on the Register of Members' Interests to see if he's a non-executive director or anyone related to the nuclear sector, however, the points he makes are valid and in tune with what Dieter Helm argues in "Carbon Crunch": nuclear is a good stop-gap in the absence of genuinely viable renewables capable of producing power on the same scale.

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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