Bristol has a reputation for green activism, and will be European Green Capital in 2015. Local mayor George Ferguson is a local energy innovator and community activist, having put 31Kw of solar panels on a former Tobacco Factory which he
The decline of traditional heavy industries and the growth of our financial and service sectors have left a lasting legacy on our national economy. In short, too much UK wealth is created and consumed in London and the South East.
Nuclear power is the only source of base load electricity capable of meeting global energy demands whilst also mitigating against the risks of climate change. Unfortunately public perception of nuclear power is often coloured by issues of safety, radiotoxic waste,
On New Year’s Day 2013, management of our nuclear bases will be handed over to the private sector. The debate on a Nuclear UK continues and after 30 years it seems to remain stuck between two factions which are stereotyped
As a producer of clean, reliable, low carbon energy nuclear power has a key role to play in strengthening the UK’s energy security as well as providing insurance against price volatility. The Government has recently taken a significant step forward
“At that time, the West Cumberland Coalfield produced over 2 million tons of coal a year from forty-three collieries: almost nine thousand men worked in the pits. Tell anyone that the pits would be closed by the second half of