UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced that it has provided initial match...
- UK Research and Innovation to fund compact nuclear power station
- GE Hitachi to partner with Synthos on small modular reactor in Poland
- The deadliest form of energy: debunking misconceptions
- The world’s oldest nuclear power plant
- Q&A: talking stable salt reactors and the future of nuclear with Moltex
Could the Regulated Asset Base model unlock UK nuclear?
The UK government is considering the Regulated Asset Base model for financing new nuclear projects. With the model allowing for revenues to be released during construction, could this model – already proven in other large infrastructure projects – break the impasse that has kept UK nuclear on the back foot in recent years? Chris Lo finds out.
UK Research and Innovation to fund compact nuclear power station
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced that it has provided initial match funding of £18m to design a compact nuclear power station.
US confirms nuclear energy talks with Saudi Arabia
A 123 Agreement is a section of the US’ Atomic Energy Act of 1954 that sets out rules governing US nuclear cooperation with other nations.
GE Hitachi to partner with Synthos on small modular reactor in Poland
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has agreed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Polish chemical company Synthos on the use of GEH’s BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) in Poland.
The deadliest form of energy: debunking misconceptions
While nuclear power has the potential to wreak significant damage on human life and the environment, a study by Forbes has found that the industry enjoys one of the lowest mortality rates in the energy sector. With this research debunking some of the misconceptions surrounding safety in energy, JP Casey profiles the mortality rates of a number of energy types and considers the impacts of regulation and strict government control on safety compliance.
Ofgem offers to reduce costs of Hinkley Point transmission link
UK gas and electricity markets regulator Ofgem is planning to offer £637m to National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) for the construction of a transmission link for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear reactor.
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