Richard Drax MP: WE are facing an unprecedented energy crisis. A total lack of investment in nuclear energy and plans to phase out our remaining coal-fired power stations by 2025 are serious contributors. The latter is needed to meet carbon reduction targets, which must surely be reviewed. Certainly, renewables like wind and solar power will partially compensate, but they won’t be enough to keep the lights on. There are a number of new technologies in the pipeline, not least harnessing tidal power.
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