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NEW-BUILD NUCLEAR POWER: A HIGH-RISK GAMBLE

New report says there are five major areas of risk in putting money into new nuclear plants

According to a new report from the Energy Fair group (PDF, http://bit.ly/zGgbHF), anyone considering investing in new nuclear plants faces five major areas of risk: market risk, cost risk, subsidy risk, political risk and construction risk.

By the time any new nuclear plant could be built in the UK (2020 or later), the market for its electricity will be disappearing, regardless of...

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