The Nuclear Free Local Authorities (NFLA) welcomes cooperating with the Nuclear Consulting Group (NCG) in its development of one of the most detailed analyses of the technologies being developed to create small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) in the UK and around the world. This report concludes there remains fundamental barriers to any significant development of this new nuclear technology, and its prospects for creating some kind of ‘nuclear renaissance’ are unlikely to be realised.
NFLA 25th July 2019 read more »
BOSSES at a Blackburn nuclear engineering outfit have welcomed an £18million government cash injection. Assystem, based at Innovation Park, is a partner in a Rolls Royce led consortium to build a ‘mini’ power station. If construction of the £500million small modular reactor goes ahead it could power up to 750,000 homes. Tom Jones, vice president of international business development at Assystem, said: “Assystem welcomes this announcement from the Government.
Lancashire Telegraph 26th July 2019 read more »