The campaign agaInst WYLFA-B, a new nuclear power station THREATENED FOR Anglesey, Wales
Who Are We?
PAWB (People Against Wylfa-B) are a group campaigning against a second nuclear station (Wylfa-B) on Anglesey.
No to Nuclear Energy
Nobody wants to invest in nuclear energy when there are cheaper and cleaner ways of generating electricity.
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by pete on 26/06/2019 at 8:03 am
Tom Burke: We don’t need nuclear power to keep the lights on, which is fortunate as nuclear power stations are unplanned offline about 25% of the time. They are intermittent, as is all energy generation, so it is fortunate that we don’t actually need base load power. It’s about […]
8 Reasons to Oppose Wylfa-B
1 Nobody wants to invest billions on new nukes, although the Westminster Government are committed to artificially high prices for nuclear electricity to pass on to consumers.
2 The Government will make you pay double the price for electricity from new nukes. The price of £92.50 per MW/hour is over double the current market price, of £41 MW/hour.
3 Nobody has a clue what to do with the tonnes of dangerous nuclear waste. There are plans in place for the waste to remain on the Wylfa-B site for 160 years.
4 The Prime Minister of Japan during the Fukushima disaster came to Wylfa in February 2015. His message: the disaster was avoidable, by avoiding nuclear energy in the first place.
5 The economy of Anglesey is the weakest in the United Kingdom, with figures of “GVA” per head of £11,368. This, in spite of the “advantage” of the power station for 50 years.
6 Germany is getting rid of nuclear energy. Italy has voted to keep the country nuclear-free. Switzerland and Spain have prohibited new nuclear power stations.
7 The island should become a centre for green energy. In 2012 PAWB published a “Manifesto for Anglesey”: an economic strategy blueprint to create jobs through natural energy.
8 They are trying to buy votes by promising jobs. Clueless politicians are promising all kinds of ludicrous things about the number of jobs to be created in a new Wylfa.