£67.5bn and rising
The cost of decommissioning the Sellafield nuclear site has reached £67.5 billion and there’s no indication of when it will stop rising, reports Energy Live News.
A new report by the Public Accounts Committee showed around £1.6 billion of public money is being spent at the site every year, it adds.
£67.5 billion. That's just one aspect of the site's cost, not the full amount. But Britain's Environmebnt Secretary Owen Paterson says wind developers should “stand on their own two feet” instead of asking for money from the state, and other critics moan about the development costs of renewables.
Every time one of these naysayers gets up to speak, just shout: £67.5 billion.blog comments powered by Disqus