Officials hope the move encourages China-backed EDF Energy to build Britain’s first new nuclear power station in two decades.
Nuclear generation investments in the Long Term Energy Plan lead to $60B in economic benefits, 100,000 more jobs.
Legislation, to be introduced in the fall, will update the four-decade-old limit for civil damages in the event of a nuclear accident.
Phasing out nuclear power in the next 30 years is part of a major overhaul to it’s energy policy following last year’s meltdowns at Fukushima.
800 nuclear scientists, engineers and technologists strikes at SNC-Lavalin-owned Candu plants.