Left Foot Forward

Published 6th March 2016

Full article: http://leftfootforward.org/2016/03/comment-silence-on-hinkley-speaks-volumes/

An article in which Molly explores the failure of Hinkley. She also explores Labour’s apparent U-turn on Hinkley and its call for ‘Plan B’, pointing out she has been pushing a Plan B based on renewables for the past year.

Key quote:

“The costs of the electricity are so high as to make the project unfeasible, there are no investors with the commitment and economic viability to put the finance together and EU competition rules make the financial support necessary illegal. In short the deal can never be done.”

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