‘UK net zero target at risk without nuclear power’

A new nuclear power programme with the help of hydrogen, clean fuels and district heating could provide up to 40% of clean energy by 2050, according to a report

UK's net zero target is at risk without nuclear power.

This is just one of the findings of a recent report by the Nuclear Industry Association, which suggests the 2050 goal needs commitment to building new nuclear power stations such as Hinkley Point (Pictured).

Based on an assessment produced for the industry body the Nuclear Industry Council, it says prompt decisions on a new nuclear power programme could unlock immediate benefits to help tackle the impact of Covid-19.

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