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Privatisation and financial collapse in the nuclear industry

Simon Taylor

Privatisation and financial collapse in the nuclear industry

the origins and causes of the British energy crisis of 2002

by Simon Taylor

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear industry -- Great Britain,
  • Energy policy -- Great Britain,
  • Privatization -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSimon Taylor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9698.G72 T39 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17846035M
    ISBN 109780415431750
    LC Control Number2006103324


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Examines the financial collapse of the privatised nuclear power company British Energy plc. This book provides readers with an account of privatisation and financial collapse in the energy sphere that conveys the reality of management decisions and the pressures of commercial and financial markets.

A timely contribution and incisive analysis, this is the story of the British experiment in privatizing the nuclear power industry and its subsequent financial collapse. It tells how the UK’s pioneering role in nuclear power led to bad technology choices, a badly flawed restructuring of the electricity industry and the end of government support for nuclear power.

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