The District Heating & Green Gas Alternative to Hinkley. Several recent renewable proposals illustrate how we can avoid building a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point. Dong Energy for instance suggests building more offshore wind farms backed up with biomass or gas-fired plants. Lightsource says solar PV could match the output of Hinkley within just two years. Forum for the Future says we could get 20 GW of new capacity from farm-based renewables by 2020. But Theresa May’s delay in giving final approval to Hinkley also gives us a chance to look more holistically at future energy policy.
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