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Hinkley go-ahead will help keep the lights on

Politicians should start being honest with the public about what needs to be done to keep our lights on, following the belated decision to give Hinkley Point C the final go-ahead, said Prospect.
Hinkley point power station

“Sellafield staff committed to highest safety standards” – our response to BBC Panorama

The BBC’s Panorama programme on Sellafield presents the public with a partial and sensationalised view of safety at a site that is a vital part of ensuring Britain’s energy security and low-carbon transition. It does, however, highlight some of the challenges of historic underinvestment and the problem it creates for future generations.
St Bees Head with Sellafield in the distance

Prospect union slams UK’s “chaotic” energy policy

The government’s move to further delay a decision on building Hinkley Point C is “chaotic and potentially disastrous”
Hinkley point power station

Energy union welcomes Hinkley decision

Prospect has welcomed the Final Investment Decision that will pave the way for the construction of Hinkley Point C.

EDF board urged to take final decision on Hinkley Point C

Prospect, the largest union for professionals, managers and specialists in EDF and the wider UK energy sector, is calling for a Final Investment Decision to be taken on the building of Hinkley Point C when EDF’s board meets later today.
Electricity pylons

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04 February 2016