Next-generation nuclear power in the UK: A challenge but not an impossibility

Saini, Angela
July 2014
MRS Bulletin;Jul2014, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p575
Trade Publication
The article says that the British government is planning to develop nuclear power plants to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels, and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050. It says that according to a report from by the Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology, nuclear power will help in reducing emissions. However, most of the nuclear power stations in Britain will close by 2023, and the government is considering to offer huge subsidies for the development of new plants.


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