Toshiba's failure shows private sector cannot deliver nuclear future for UK | Phillip Inman

As Cumbria reactor plan stalls, it is clear that huge resources are needed for such projects

If the government was keen to boost Britain’s nuclear industry, it was always clear that the private market could never deliver.

The decision by Toshiba to close down its UK operations is a case in point. After a deal to build a new plant at Hinkley point with the French firm EDF, Toshiba was favoured by ministers to design and construct a smaller reactor on the Cumbrian coast.

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Source: theguardian
Toshiba's failure shows private sector cannot deliver nuclear future for UK | Phillip Inman