Knowledge sharing deal goes nuclear

The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) have signed a deal to advance global nuclear research. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Co-operative Activities aims to better identify global research needs in the sector, taking into consideration the perspectives of utilities, regulators, government organisations and the wider industry. The two […]

‘Small modular reactors key for nuclear industry post-Brexit’

Small modular reactors (SMRs) could help secure the UK’s nuclear industry after the country leaves the EU. That’s according to a new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, which says the technology could present the UK with key export opportunities if a competition was organised to allow projects to reach demonstration and commercialisation. It recommends the UK Government commits […]

‘UK must prepare for EU nuclear body exit now’

The government must work closely with the nuclear industry to deliver replacement arrangements for when the UK leaves Europe’s nuclear co-operation body. That’s according to a new report from the UK Nuclear Industry Association (NIA), which says leaving Euratom without having an established plan for the future could result in serious disruption for the UK’s […]

New collaboration to boost UK’s nuclear industry

A new nuclear collaboration aims to promote global opportunities and support UK companies in the sector. The Energy Industries Council (EIC) and the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (NAMRC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see them share research facilities and collaborate on events to showcase and facilitate the export of UK capabilities. The […]

More support and robust strategy to boost UK nuclear

The UK’s nuclear industry will excel thanks to increased government support and a robust industrial strategy. That’s according to the Minister of State for Trade and Investment, Greg Hands, who said these factors, along with a raft of new trade agreements, will make the UK the leading international partner of choice in the civil nuclear […]