National Nuclear Laboratory


New Nuclear – A Short Guide

As society begins to take action against the environmental crisis our planet faces, it is impossible to overestimate the scale of the challenge ahead for the UK in reaching net zero by 2050.

Nuclear is already one of the largest and most reliable low-carbon energy sources in the UK; it provides nearly a fifth of our overall electricity needs and two-fifths of our clean electricity. Without nuclear, the UK will not meet its net zero goals on time.