UK public favours nuclear over renewables

UK public favours nuclear over renewables

UK public favours nuclear over renewables

The British public favours nuclear power as the most popular choice to provide for the UK’s future energy needs.

That’s according to a new poll by YouGov, commissioned by the Sunday Times, which showed nuclear energy topped the list with 26% of the votes. The news comes amidst the UK Government’s plans for a more green and sustainable future for the nation.

The Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) welcomed the news and Chief Executive Keith Parker said: “These results are an overwhelming vote of confidence for low carbon energy. This is a clear mandate from the British public for the Government to maintain the momentum on creating a low carbon future, with reduced dependence on gas and coal.”

Read the full article here http://www.energylivenews.com/2013/02/11/uk-public-favours-nuclear-over-renewables/

Source: Energy News Live

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