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U-Battery awarded almost £10m funding by HM Government to conduct design and development to bring to market a new, innovative nuclear technology

10 July 2020

U-Battery has been selected from among a pool of eight vendors to progress through to Phase 2 of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s (BEIS) Advanced Modular Reactor (AMR) competition.

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U-Battery Phase 2 launch

08 June 2020

U-Battery has launched ‘Phase 2’ of the design and development of its micro nuclear reactor. The launch, held last...

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Minister Zahawi visits Urenco UK

26 February 2020

Urenco welcomed the Minister for Business and Industry, Nadhim Zahawi, to its UK enrichment facility, located in Capenhurst, to discuss...

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U-Battery presents at high profile future energy debates

09 December 2019

The role of U-Battery in a low-carbon future energy mix was presented by General Manager, Steve Threlfall, at two events...

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U-Battery connects with some of Canada’s brightest young minds at Ontario Tech University

21 November 2019

U-Battery recently had an opportunity to connect with some of Canada’s brightest young minds from the Faculty of...

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Strong engagement with U-Battery suppliers and partners at first UK supplier event

11 November 2019

U-Battery held a successful Supplier Day at its consortium partner Urenco’s UK site last week.

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U-Battery brings together members of Canada’s nuclear supply chain

28 October 2019

On 18 October, U-Battery hosted its inaugural Canadian Supplier Forum in partnership with the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries.

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UK Supplier Day - 4 November

04 October 2019

UK supplier forum being held in November

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U-Battery advancing toward siting a first-of-a-kind SMR in Canada

29 July 2019

The U-Battery consortium has successfully completed the first stage of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ evaluation process for siting an SMR at Chalk River, Ontario.

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About U-Battery

U-Battery is an advanced/small modular reactor, capable of providing a low-carbon, cost-effective, locally embedded and reliable source of power and heat for energy intensive industry and remote locations. It is being developed by Urenco in collaboration with Jacobs, Kinectrics and Laing O’Rourke and has received funding from the UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy's Energy Innovation Portfolio.

Jayne Hallett, Urenco

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