UK plans eight new nuclear reactors to boost production

4. Nuclear Plants
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 AMMAN--Up to eight more nuclear reactors could be approved on existing sites as part of the UK's new energy strategy, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The strategy, which aims to boost UK energy independence and tackle rising prices, also includes plans to increase wind, hydrogen and solar production.

But experts have called for a bigger focus on energy efficiency and improving home insulation.

Consumers are facing soaring energy bills after the crisis in Ukraine that pushed gas prices even higher.

Under the government's new plans, up to 95 percent of the UK's electricity could come from low-carbon sources by 2030.

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