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Boost for renewables as Scottish energy company rejects nuclear

By G.A.Ponsonby  Scotland’s renewables industry has received a huge boost after the country’s biggest energy company announced its withdrawal from plans to build a...

Huhne welcomes interim from chief nuclear inspector

UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne presented to Parliament the findings of the Chief Nuclear Inspector's interim report on the events at...

Salmond throws down gauntlet to Labour over nuclear

By G.A.Ponsonby SNP leader Alex Salmond has attacked what he describes as the Labour party’s “obsession” with building new nuclear power plants in...

Secret ‘subsidy’ for nuclear in UK budget

by G.A.Ponsonby  The UK coalition budget contained a secret subsidy for the nuclear industry, SNP MP Mike Weir has claimed. Speaking after Wednesday’s Budget...

Meltdown fears as second nuclear plant explosion hits Japan

by G.A.Ponsonby  Japanese officials have confirmed that meltdown may have occurred at two nuclear reactors after a second explosion hit the country’s Fukushima Daiichi...

Electricity reforms must not threaten Scotland’s renewables potential

Changes to the electricity market must secure Scotland's low carbon future, First Minister Alex Salmond has said.The First Minister warned that the UK Government's Electricity...

Sarah Boyack challenged over Labour’s nuclear power plans

SNP MSP Shirley Anne Somerville - a member of the Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee – has challenged Labour’s Scottish Rural Affairs &...