IET briefing on nuclear power in a diversified energy portfolio

Nuclear energy in a diversified energy mixture

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the UK’s major Engineering Institutions believe that the security of energy supply should be safeguarded by fostering a diversified portfolio of low-carbon energy options. This briefing provides an impartial background on the engineering and technology aspects of nuclear power to enable informed political decisions on energy policy. By providing this briefing, the IET is not advocating nuclear power, but is simply laying out the relevant facts.