26 Nov '15, 8pm

UK embraces #nuclear, cuts solar energy https://t.co/6pMOgKHfng #auspol NO #thorium https://t.co/0HcCAhOkYa

UK embraces nuclear, gives energy intensive sector free ride 26. November 2015 | Global PV markets , Industry & Suppliers , Markets & Trends | By: Edgar Meza David Cameron's government is aiming to make the U.K. a leader in nuclear reactor technology while spending billions on cleaning up ageing nuclear sites. While eliminating environmental tariffs for big industry, it's also boosting its innovation program, which could benefit renewable energy. George Osborne: The U.K. will permanently exempt its energy intensive industries like steel and chemicals from environmental tariffs.wikimedia commons/M. Holland The U.K.’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) on Wednesday announced it would double the budget of its innovation program over the next five years while cutting overall costs by 22% by 20202. The Department is raising innovation program spending to £500 millio...

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