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U-Battery and Urenco provide evidence to BEIS Select Committee

13 October 2020

U-Battery and Urenco have provided a response to the UK Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Select Committee inquiry on post-pandemic economic growth.

The submission clearly outlines the positive role nuclear can have in helping to rebuild the economy after COVID-19, while also assisting to combat climate change, and encourages the Government to focus investment on delivering Net Zero by 2050.

Nuclear and renewables have a key part to play within decarbonisation efforts as proven low-carbon technologies, with advanced and small modular reactors providing innovative future opportunities.

Read the submission in full 


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)

T: T: +44 (0)20 75934009

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