Nuclear News UK - 24th Feb 2020

Nuclear News UK - 24th Feb 2020

  1. The Guardian – Feb 24 – When the ballistic missiles incinerated British cities, they at least would survive - though there may have been no one left to view them. The plan, codenamed Operation Methodical, was drawn up in 1962 at the height of the Cuban missile crisis.Revealed: nuclear bunker plan for old masters | UK news

  2. World Nuclear News – Feb 23 – Paul Stein, chief technology officer for Rolls-Royce, told the BBC today the British engineering firm has a target of 2029 for commissioning small modular reactors (SMRs) in the UK. The ambition is part of the country's aim to achieve net zero by…Rolls-Royce sees SMRs on UK grid by 2029 : New Nuclear

    The plans to replace Trident were leaked by the US (Image: Getty Images)

  3. Express.co.uk – Wesley Hudson – Feb 23 – Plans for Tridents' replacement, based on US technology, were leaked this month by the Pentagon. The Government's most recent public news about Trident was last December. The Ministry of Defence said: “Work also continues to develop the…Trident news latest: UK's new nuclear war-head unveiled for first time | UK | News

  4. nuclear-news – Christina MacPherson – Feb 17 – Speeding Sea Level Rise Threatens Nuclear Plants https://www.ecowatch.com/sea-level-rise-nuclear-plants-2645160125.html?rebelltitem=2#rebelltitem2 Climate News Network, Feb. 15, 2020 By Paul Brown The latest science shows how the pace of sea level…UK's new nuclear projects headed to be submerged due to climate change?

  5. BBC – Feb 15 – A Newsnight investigation suggests that UK government plans to build a new generation of nuclear power stations to fill the energy gap by 2020 are wildly optimistic. The British nuclear regulator has told Newsnight that he would not hesitate to…BBC News - Newsnight - New UK nuclear stations unlikely to be on time

  6. EIN News – Feb 13CORRECTED-China-designed UK nuclear reactor plan clears third assessment stage - regulator - World News Report

  7. Shearman & Sterling LLP – Nicholas Buckworth – Feb 7 – The anticipated Energy White Paper has yet to appear. The Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has, however, published its Consultation (Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, RAB Model for Nuclear –…UK Government Consults On RAB Model For Supporting New Nuclear Build

  8. The Guardian – Feb 2 – The shocking revelation comes in the wake of the controversy over the organ retention scandal at some of this country's leading hospitals. The papers, released by the American Department of Energy, show that scientists from the UK Atomic Energy…Britain snatched babies' bodies for nuclear labs | UK news

  9. Greentech Media – John Parnell – Jan 15 – When the U.K. government unveiled the contract for difference (CFD) for EDF's Hinkley Point C in 2012 it proudly exclaimed that it proved new nuclear did not need direct subsidy. Since then, three other U.K. projects have been put on an indefinite…Momentum Builds for UK Government to Self-Fund New Nuclear Plants

  10. Soft Machines – Author – Dec 20 – 80% of our energy comes from burning fossil fuels, and that needs to change, fast. By the middle of this century we need to be approaching net zero carbon emissions, if the risk of major disruption from climate change is to be lowered – and…Rebooting the UK's nuclear new build programme