TITLE

The EU could look to the UK for advice on how to safely dispose of its nuclear portfolio

AUTHOR(S)
Temple, Richard
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Power Economics;6/15/2005, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a discussion on nuclear decommissioning in Europe. Nuclear decommissioning is becoming an important issue for a number of European countries. Indeed, with the Kyoto Protocol and the need for cleaner energy to meet the emission targets, nuclear power provides a possible solution. However, safety issues, cost implications and the need for decommissioning of sites in an environmentally friendly, safe and cost effective manner, at the end of their life means that decommissioning will impact upon decisions regarding the building of new nuclear power stations in Europe. In Great Britain, the Government has been looking closely at the decommissioning process. The European Union could look to Great Britain for advice on how to safely dispose of its nuclear portfolio.
ACCESSION #
17341507

 

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