Rolls-Royce and Fermi Energia team up for compact nuclear power stations

The study of small modular reactors will cover all aspects of deployment, including grid suitability, cooling, emergency planning, human resources, licensing feasibility, economics and supply chain

US energy consumption collapses to lowest level in three decades

The losses in electricity consumption were minimised due to an increase in residential use, a new report finds

MEPs call for suspension of commercial launch of nuclear plant in Belarus

They have voiced ‘serious concerns’ over the safety of the Ostrovets nuclear plant, with Parliament criticising the ‘hasty commissioning’ of the facility

Nuclear power: Welsh Government signs MoU with Sizewell C Consortium

It could potentially see an investment of up to £900m in the Welsh nuclear supply chain and the creation of up to 4,700 jobs

Hualong One nuclear reactor starts operations in China

The electricity generated by the reactor is predicted to cut eight million tonnes of CO2 every year

US wind and solar electricity hit new heights

Electrical generation by all renewables has made up 20.7% of the country’s total electrical output in 2020

UK Space Agency and Rolls-Royce join forces to develop nuclear-powered spacecraft engine

The technology is predicted to halve the projected duration of journeys to Mars to up to four months

EDF seeks partners for hydrogen and direct capture demos at Sizewell C

It has issued two ‘expression of interest’ proposals and is calling on companies with relevant expertise to come forward to help deliver the projects

Rolls-Royce unveils plans for 16 mini-nuclear plants in the UK

Each compact nuclear power station is predicted to have a total capacity of 440MW, enough to power a city of 450,000 homes for 60 years

Rolls-Royce and Exelon team up for compact nuclear power stations

The British multinational engineering company is leading a consortium that is designing a low cost factory-built nuclear plant