UK Prime Minister: “Go Nuclear, Go Large” To Boost Energy Security

UK Prime Minister: “Go Nuclear, Go Large” To Boost Energy Security

UK Prime Minister: “Go Nuclear, Go Large” To Boost Energy Security

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has stressed the need to “go nuclear” to boost the UK’s energy security as he promised £700 million ($810 million) of funding for the planned Sizewell C nuclear power project. In his last major policy speech before leaving office next week, Johnson said the spike in gas prices driven by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine shows why new nuclear generation capacity is needed in the UK. The new reactor at the Sizewell site in Suffolk is expected to be built in partnership…