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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 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: [email protected]

James Watson, Madano (UK)

T: T: +44 (0) 78 0939 0666
E: [email protected]

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