The Wessex Regionalists have submitted the following to the public consultation on adding “a number” of mobile diesel generators to the 200 or so already on site at Hinkley C,

The Wessex Regionalists have opposed the construction of Hinkley C from the start, believing that the future of energy supply in Wessex lies in renewables, not nuclear energy, However, defenders of nuclear power argue that it supplies a greater energy need with far lower carbon emissions than fossil fuels. The installation of these diesel generators makes a nonsense of this argument, and proves that nuclear power is not, and will never be, a green energy source.