• Letter to Parliament

    In light of the ever growing fear of an energy crisis, we have written to Parliament to air our concerns and to highlight the current energy policy’s shortcomings.

    In light of the ever growing fear of an energy crisis, we have written to Parliament to air our concerns and to highlight the current energy policy's shortcomings
  • Energy Facts 2012

    Global energy consumption grew strongly by 5.6% in 2010 to 12bn tonnes of oil equivalent (toe). It was the biggest annual growth since 1973…

  • BENE – Better Environment with Nuclear Energy

    Civic-minded people interested in energy use and the impact it has for our economy and environment. We present the facts about nuclear energy.

    the impact it has for our economy and environment
  • The Looming Energy Crisis

    Britain has known for several years that electricity supply was likely to be very tight over the next 10-15 years.

    Britain has known for several years that electricity supply was likely to be very tight over the next 10-15 years

UK Nuclear News »

EDF Denies Media Reports It ‘Played Down Flood Risk’ At Dungeness B

March 19, 2014 at 5:07 pm

EDF Energy made a “conservative decision” to take both reactors at the Dungeness B nuclear power station in southern England offline for two months in May 2013 to further improve flooding defences, the company said today.

In a statement issued in response to a report in a national newspaper claiming that EDF Energy had “played down the threat” of flooding at the station, the company said the decision to take both reactors...

World Nuclear News »

China ‘Sets 10-Year Deadline’ For Design Of Thorium Reactor

March 20, 2014 at 5:08 pm

The deadline to develop a new design of nuclear reactor using thorium for fuel has been brought forward by 15 years as China’s central government tries to reduce the nation’s reliance on smog-producing coal-fired power stations, the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reported today.

The newspaper said a team of scientists in Shanghai had originally been given 25 years to try to develop the world’s first nuclear plant...

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Energy Facts 2012

Energy Facts 2012

Global energy consumption grew strongly by 5.6% in 2010 to 12bn tonnes of oil equivalent (toe). It was the biggest annual growth since 1973…

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BENE – Better Environment with Nuclear Energy

BENE – Better Environment with Nuclear Energy

Civic-minded people interested in energy use and the impact it has for our economy and environment. We present the facts about nuclear energy.

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The Nuclear Power Situation 2012

The Nuclear Power Situation 2012

Nuclear power is the only form of electricity generation that meets all the Government’s objectives: security of low carbon supply at affordable cost. Without it, there is a risk sooner or later of a shortage of electricity supply that would have disastrous consequences for the economy.

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Power Cuts in the Making

Power Cuts in the Making

A modern economy – indeed, a civilised society – depends on adequate supplies of energy and especially electricity when they are needed. It cannot function without them. And for the last 70 years or so Britain has had the good fortune to have had 99% reliability in its power supplies.

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The Case for Nuclear Power

The Case for Nuclear Power

1 – Nuclear power is safe Not a single death reported from a nuclear accident in the UK in more than 50 years’ operation. The safety system worked at Three Mile Island in the USA and the community was not affected. The Chernobyl disaster caused the deaths of some 56 people but its reactor had already been widely criticised in [...]

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