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In recent months, as the large Hinkley Point nuclear project has hit a succession of problems (see the recent blog by Phil) there has been increasing attention to the prospects of small nuclear reactors, most often small modular reactors (SMRs). These are seen as either a complement to or, increasingly, … [Continue Reading]
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China accounts for almost half of the world’s new-build of nuclear reactors but recent delays, cost overruns and safety scares are challenging the country’s plans for atomic energy.
By Dr Paul Dorfman
China Dialogue, 20th May 2015
Event (open to UK PONI members only): 4 June 2015, RUSI, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2ET
Dr Paul Dorfman will be debating the role of China in the UK nuclear energy market at the UK RUSI PONI Annual Conference.
Royal United Services Institute