The Sizewell C Project

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The Sizewell C Project

Received 16 September 2020
From Jasper Garland

Representation

I am an expert in energy, I consult for the UNDP on the matter and hold a Master's Degree in the subject. In my opinion, the arguments against building Sizewell C (ie environmental, financial, social) significantly outweigh the arguments for. It is likely to be at least 20 years before Sizewell could start repaying its carbon debt, in the meantime resources could be better directed to offshore wind and storage solutions that would be more effective, efficient and sustainable. The UK is referred to as the Saudi Arabia of wind, and that is the energy resource we should be pursuing to make us the world leader in the sector, not wasting effort, money and time on this white elephant.