The UK government plans to publish a white paper, which would outline plans for the nuclear energy sector. The UK government is reportedly considering purchasing an equity stake in new nuclear power stations, as it intends to see at least one more project being initiated. UK Energy Minister Kwsai Kwarteng was reported by Bloomberg as saying on a panel at the ruling Conservative Party conference that the UK Treasury is planning to have “a portion of equity from the government being invested” as a means of support for the country’s nuclear industry. The number of nuclear projects being developed in the country has been reduced to just one, the Electricite de France’s (EDF) Sizewell C project.
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