New-build nuclear power: a high-risk gamble

It is not altogether surprising that Eon and RWE should have dropped their plans to build new nuclear power stations in the UK. Apart from the particular reasons they may have had for this decision, it is clear that - for anyone - putting money into the building of new nuclear power stations is risky.

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