"One third of our electricity generation needs to be replaced by 2020, so anything that delays the Government in providing a clear framework for potential investors risks causing energy shortages that could cost the economy dear. With the Energy White Paper already running later than promised, the last thing we need is further hold ups.
"It is not clear how we can meet both our energy needs and our climate change obligations without a continuing role for nuclear power."
15 February 2007
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