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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.

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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 a number of supporting organisations and has received funding from the UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy's Energy Innovation Portfolio.

Rebecca Astles, Urenco

T: +44 (0)1753 660660
E: enquiries@u-battery.com

James Watson, Madano (UK)

T: T: +44 (0) 78 0939 0666
E: james.watson@madano.com

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