Malcolm Grimston – Putting the Energy back into Energy, 18 octobre 2016 18:30, Bishop’s Palace & Gardens
The UK is on the brink of an energy crisis as the lives of older power stations,including Hinkley Point B, come to an end. The question of nuclear power has particular relevance and resonance to those living close to Hinkley. Much is talked about its future – and the future of nuclear power throughout the UK. Is it fixed or precarious? Why are deadlines for decisions repeatedly missed? In the 1950s the UK turned a laboratory demonstration of nuclear energy into a full scale power station within five years. Now it takes years of agonising …Leading advocate of nuclear power, Malcolm Grimston, challenges the dramatic change in our ability to get things done, and suggests possible solutions.