Boris Johnson eyeing major expansion of nuclear power to shore-up energy security

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Many of the UK's nuclear power stations have now closed, with the Dungeness station (pictured) entering decommissioning last year | Credit: iStock
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Many of the UK's nuclear power stations have now closed, with the Dungeness station (pictured) entering decommissioning last year | Credit: iStock

Briefings by senior ministers ahead of Energy Security Strategy suggest plan will include new target for nuclear, cheap heat pumps loans, and planning reforms to fast track onshore wind development

Boris Johnson has signalled a major gear shift for British energy policy, yesterday touting ambitions to significantly expand the UK's nuclear capacity over the coming years in response to heightened concern...

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