New nuclear plants to contribute to UK's renewables target

By 2035, all power generated in the UK must be sourced from renewable energy, and nuclear is part of that plan.

By 2035, all power in the UK must be generated through renewable energy sources. New nuclear power plants are part of the British government's plan to achieve this goal. | Photo: Benoit Tessier/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

The British government is planning to fund at least one new nuclear power plant as part of its goal to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, writes newspaper The Telegraph on Sunday, according to news agency Reuters.

"We are seeking to approve at least one more large-scale nuclear project in the next few years to strengthen energy security and create thousands of jobs," a spokesperson tells Reuters.

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