Sue Ferns, Prospect Union: The RAB model isn’t perfect, but it might be the only route to net zero. Nuclear urgently needs a new funding model to make net zero emissions possible.
Business Green 18th July 2019 read more »
The government could be about to add an extra charge onto all our electricity bills to pay for EDF’s proposed giant new nuclear power plant in Suffolk. We’d all be forced to pay this ‘Sizewell surcharge’ on our electricity bills, to help finance a private company’s building project. No one will get a choice whether to pay the charge or not — even if we choose to buy electricity from renewable suppliers. The government is about to publish its plan on this way of financing new nuclear power stations. That means if we create a huge storm now, we have a chance to force the government to listen to us — not EDF’s lobbyists — and back down. Tell the UK government to scrap its proposal to add extra costs on our electricity bills to pay for overpriced and outdated new nuclear.
Sumofus 17th July 2019 read more »