Inquiry: Could Wylfa be the UK’s next nuclear power station?

The Welsh Affairs Committee will explore the economic impact of a new nuclear power station at Wylfa and Wales’ role in the UK Government’s nuclear ambitions

New partnership to advance very small modular reactors in Canadian province

The Saskatchewan Research Council and Westinghouse Electric Canada will jointly develop a project for an eVinci micro-reactor for the development and testing of industrial, research and energy use applications

Moltex and SNC-Lavalin partner to advance nuclear energy

Moltex is developing nuclear technologies, including a Stable Salt Reactor – Wasteburner, which uses recycled nuclear waste as fuel and a Waste to Stable Salt process for recycling nuclear waste

UK forges ‘energy independence’ with new mini nuclear reactor funding

The grants will support the development of Rolls-Royce SMR

UK researchers invited to partner with US on nuclear energy

A share of £2.5m of funding is available for topics including molten salts, light-water reactor fuels and advanced small modular reactors

UK and Australia form partnership to drive low emission technologies

The first initiative will be a joint industry challenge to increase the competitiveness of industry, reduce emissions and support economic growth

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

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

UK pledges £32m to test small modular nuclear reactors

They are smaller than conventional reactors and are designed so a majority of the plant can be built in a factory and transported to site for construction

UK experts back subsidies for mini nuclear power plants

A government-commissioned review suggests small modular reactors could be delivered by 2030