Uncertainty over future of UK nuclear regulation

Policy framework clarity for the UK’s energy sector, particularly nuclear energy, has become a source of worry for producers concerned about long-term investment risks. By Alex Davis

The UK's Sizewell nuclear power plant

The UK government's energy and climate change tinkering has been off-putting for energy firms anxious to iron out investment risks inherent when building new supply capacity.

Speaking at a Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference on September 15, John Cridland, deputy director-general, CBI, said: "I think we were beginning to see [with the last government] that investors were starting to be wary that politicians were tweaking the policy framework to engineer what they perceived to be

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