Media

There has been substantial media coverage and support for the UK Small Modular Reactor Consortium including:

  • 23 October 2017 | City A.M. article on new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) report on small modular reactors.
  • 10 September 2017 | Great article in The Sunday Telegraph on how government ministers hope ‘mini’ nuclear reactors could cut a third off bills and help solve Britain’s energy crunch.
  • 15 August 2017 | Sky’s Economics Editor Ed Conway says the UK government is missing Brexit opportunities by failing to embrace small modular reactors.
  • 13 August 2017 | The Telegraph reports that the government is meeting key nuclear power players to discuss the future of new small reactor technology.
  • 31 July 2017 | Reuters reports that the UK risks squandering the opportunity to become a leader in next-generation nuclear power.
  • 18 July 2017 | City A.M. reports that Laing O’Rourke has joined a British consortium developing baby nuclear power plants.
  • 14 February 2017 | Anthony Hilton, Evening Standard columnist, thinks the government has a chance to show real leadership by backing small nuclear reactors.
  • 8 January 2017 | The Sunday Times reports [paywall] on how Rolls-Royce has teamed up with Arup and Amec Foster Wheeler to urge the government to back baby nuclear plants.
  • 7 December 2016 | Evening Standard columnist Anthony Hilton says that the UK government backing Rolls-Royce on SMRs will be a major test on UK industrial policy
  • 7 November 2016 | Export bonanza and 40,000 jobs as a result of mini-nuclear plants says news report in The Telegraph.
  • 2 October 2016 | Rolls-Royce is stepping up its drive to build a fleet of new nuclear power stations, according to a report in The Sunday Times.