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U-Battery exhibits at Small Modular Reactors 2016 conference

10 June 2016

U-Battery was delighted to co-sponsor the ‘Small Modular Reactors: What, Why and When? conference at St. Ermin’s Hotel, London on 8-9 June 2016.

Delegates from across the nuclear industry attended the conference. U-Battery provided an insight into the design of the reactor and how it could provide high-efficiency, low-carbon electricity in an inherently safe way.

Steve Threlfall, General Manager, U-Battery comments:

“The Small Modular Reactors conference was a great opportunity to engage with an interested audience. We are now entering the next phase of U-Battery development which will deliver the Basic Design and commence Safety Case Preparation.”

The conference explored what constitutes a Small Modular Reactors, why they might be required in the UK, and when they might be deployed.

U-Battery is a micro-modular reactor being developed by Urenco, AMEC FW, Atkins, Cammell-Laird and Laing O’Rourke.


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

T: +44 (0)1753 660660

Evan Byrne, Madano (UK)

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