Post Brexit we urgently need a plan B for our energy supply, says Molly.
Commenting on the news that the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has refused to disclose the arrangements for dealing with radioactive waste at the planned Hinkley Point C nuclear plant(1), Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP for South West England and a longstanding critic of the Hinkley power plant, said: ‘I am shocked that … Read moreLack of transparency for nuclear waste plan at Hinkley Point C claims Green MEP
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Molly has warned that fracking could be round the corner for parts of the South West.
Molly has written to the European Investment Bank (EIB) challenging it over its support for incineration projects, including the controversial St Dennis waste to energy facility in Cornwall.
Molly is part of a challenge to the European Commission to block Hinkley over French state financial support which is sure to breach state aid rules.
Molly has endorsed the views of leading energy experts who have called for the Hinkley C nuclear project to be scrapped.
Molly has said the Hinkley project is no longer viable after EDF announces it will only build the new nuclear reactors if the French government offer more cash.
Molly has asked the Commission to investigate whether a proposed rescue plan for Hinkley is in breach of European state aid rules.
Molly explores the failure of Hinkley as well as Labour’s apparent U-turn on Hinkley and its call for ‘Plan B’.