Nuclear

  • Media Mentions

    Business Green | Energy white paper: The green economy reacts

    The government has today finally published its long-awaited Energy White Paper. It sets out the vision for building a zero emission energy system featuring ambitious plans to scale up renewables. Commenting on the government's release of the Energy White Paper, Gareth Miller, CEO of Cornwall Insight, said:  The Energy White Paper maps out the biggest change to the...

  • Press Releases

    New competition for upcoming Capacity Market auctions

    Research from Cornwall Insight’s Capacity Market Forecast highlights that the recent changes in Capacity Market (CM) rules and the technology mix will see greater competition and change in the technology entering* the T-4 auction in March 2021 compared to the previous T-4 auction. Forecasted changes to the technology mix entering...

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    Current News | No nuclear needed: Renewables could meet UK’s carbon targets, but only with new policies

    Our research on the UK being able to meet its fourth and fifth carbon budgets without the need for new nuclear, but only if renewables policy is urgently ramped up, was featured in Current News. The research shows renewables could effectively curtail the need for new nuclear, at least immediately....

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    GB can meet carbon budgets without new nuclear plants, but urgent policy direction is needed

    Findings from Cornwall Insight’s Benchmark Power Curve ­– a comprehensive market and asset-level power price modelling service – shows that meeting GB’s fourth and fifth carbon budgets without commissioning new nuclear capacity is a real possibility. Not only this, but the forecasts predict that meeting these targets can be achieved...