Plugging the hole: How can solar fill UK nuclear’s void?

Published: February 22, 2019

By Liam Stoker

When Hitachi suspended development of its planned new nuclear power plant at Wylfa in early 2019, many thought the news would blow a hole in the country’s decarbonisation plans. But as costs continue to fall, even the UK government, not usually considered to be renewables’ closest ally, has pointed to the technologies’ role in plugging that gap. Liam Stoker looks at what might be required.

Single Paper

Includes one paper digital access
US$ 5

PV Tech Power SubscriptionPrint, Digital & Archive

Includes 12 months of unlimited digital access to the PV Tech Power content, full online archive, technical paper collection (over 400), and more.

Includes 4 upcoming issues in print.

US$ 180 per year
Buy now and

This Website Uses Cookies

By continuing browsing this website you are accepting our Cookie Policy, as well as our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.