Managing director of Napit Certification, David Cowburn, discusses the release of the long awaited Bonfield Review and how its recommendations will improve energy efficiency in the UK and encourage the uptake of renewable technologies. Napit managing director of Standards David Cowburn explains
My thousands of devoted readers will recall the main reason why the new Prime Minister, Theresa May, placed a seven week moratorium upon endorsing any go-ahead for the Hinkley Point C new nuclear power station. It was the overt horror of those charged with overseeing the nation’s defences, at the prospect of a Chinese government-controlled company owning 40% of a British nuclear power station.
A Turkey voting for Christmas?
Let us get one thing straight about Hinkley Point C nuclear station. It does not follow that PM Theresa May’s approval to build means that we shall (in that immortal phrase ) definitely be cooking our Christmas turkeys with its power in 2025.
My many devoted readers will not have been as surprised as apparently everybody else was that a change of Prime Minister has led to a serious re-think about the security implications of the Cameron Government’s open-door policy towards Chinese nuclear investment.