Reports: UK seeking to define nuclear power as 'green' investment

BusinessGreen staff
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Sizewell A and Sizewell B, two nuclear power stations located on England's east coast | Credit: iStock
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Sizewell A and Sizewell B, two nuclear power stations located on England's east coast | Credit: iStock

Move comes alongside reports EDF is looking to extend operation of two UK nuclear power plants until 2026 in response to energy security concerns

The government is poised to tweak its definition of 'green' investment in order to include nuclear power, as part of its drive to attract more private investment to bolster Britain's low carbon energy...

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