A new generation of risk

The UK is confronting an uncertain energy future, as the closure of coal, oil and nuclear power plants is expected to create a 32 gigawatt (GW) shortfall in generation capacity by 2015, according to government estimates. With this gap expected to grow by a further 15-20 GW by 2025, and environmental considerations shaping the political agenda more than ever, the secure, low-carbon option of nuclear power has once again become a priority for the government.

All but one of the UK's ageing fleet of

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