Moon

Nuclear power coming soon… to the Moon?

Why not?   NASA recently put out a request, asking for proposals for a “fission surface power system”.   This, “fission surface power system”, is intended to serve as the propellant for what is being called NASA’s, “Artemis Programme”.  The objective of this program being to expand beyond earthly capacity for development, and surpass this,…

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Rolls-Royce SMR Overview

Today an announcement was made by Rolls-Royce, unveiling its intention to develop a number of Small Modular Reactors (SMR’s), following a sizable cash injection from private investors.   £195 million, was the copious figure raised through this investor backing, coupled with a £210m promised grant by government.   It is hoped, pending government approval, that…

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The Autumn Budget

The Autumn Budget, has come and gone once again. This time with an emphasis along the subject of increased decarbonisation within the UK’s power sector. But what does this mean for Nuclear? Following years of divering and speculation surrounding the chatter of large nuclear projects within the UK, the treasury has now committed to a figure…