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Sizewell C Power Station: Carbon Emissions

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL11086, tabled on 3 December 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the data collected, and (2) calculations made, by the Nuclear New Build Generation Company of the lifecycle CO2 emissions of the proposed Sizewell C nuclear power project.

Answered on

17 December 2020

Before entering into commitments to support any nuclear project, the Government’s assessment would include whether the project was expected to contribute to the target of net zero emissions by 2050.

Answered by

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy