14 Dec 2020
The UK government has identified nuclear power as a way to help the country achieve the four-fold increase in clean electricity generation needed to achieve its net zero target. The Energy White Paper 'Powering our Net Zero Future' was published on the 14th December.
Reacting to the news, Corhyn Parr, Chair of the NSSG said:
"The NSSG welcomes the Government announcement of the Energy White Paper ‘Powering our Net Zero Future’. A strong and vibrant nuclear sector generates thousands of high value, sustainable job opportunities throughout the UK and supports the transition to net zero. The NSSG will continue to collaborate across industry to ensure that nuclear employers can access the skills needed to deliver strategically important programmes that contribute to economic growth and productivity."
Read the government press release here.