New nuclear stations could be online by 2018

January 2008
Utility Week;1/18/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p33
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the White Paper on Nuclear Power published by Berr. The document was published alongside the Energy bill. The document stated that utilities that want to invest in new nuclear power stations will be asked to make their plans public this spring. Utilities will have to make submissions to allow the British Secretary of State for Berr to make recommendations to limit the number of reactor designs undergoing safety licensing.


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