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NIA UK | Learn more about Wylfa Newydd at October Open Surgery

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Horizon Nuclear Power is inviting local people to meet the team at its next Open Surgery in Cemaes on Monday 16 October to learn more about the Wylfa Newydd Project.

The monthly Open Surgeries are held on the third Monday of every month and this time, the Horizon team will be gathered at Cemaes Village Hall between 1.30pm and 7pm.

Horizon’s staff will be ...

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September Newsletter No227

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How much choice do we have?

The World Wide Web adds colour to my thoughts. How quickly it tells me that Thomas Hobson owned a stable in Cambridge in the 17th Century! If a customer asked which of his many horses was available today, he was always told there was just one, take it or leave it.

Well, the situation is the same today when we ask for an energy workhorse suitable for the post-carbon era. Discussion leads to the conclusion that ...

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NIA UK | New scheme puts small firms centre stage

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Small businesses can get a direct route into opportunities at Sellafield via a new scheme.

LINC with Sellafield Ltd encourages small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to work together to provide innovative solutions to the site’s decommissioning programme.

Companies can view current and future challenges on the site and submit ideas for how they could solve them.

They can submit proposals on their own or in ...

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NIA UK | Low carbon electricity powers UK

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New figures released by the government today show an increasing proportion of the UK’s electricity generation from low carbon sources, with nuclear providing the largest single source of clean energy.

Data from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, shows renewables and nuclear providing more than half (53.4%) of electricity generated in April to June 2017.

While wind, solar and hydro combined provided ...

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NIA UK | Next generation start their nuclear apprenticeships on Anglesey

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Horizon Nuclear Power has welcomed its second intake of technical apprentices to the Wylfa Newydd team as the company continues to invest in a future workforce to support Wales’ most significant energy project in a generation.

The 11 apprentices come from schools across North Wales, and have just begun their three-year apprenticeship, which is run by Horizon in partnership with Grŵp Llandrillo Menai. ...

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NIA UK | Aquila awarded contract by Magnox Limited for external mixing unit

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Aquila Nuclear Engineering Ltd, part of the Calder Group, the £165m pan-European engineering group, has been awarded a contract by Magnox Limited to design and manufacture an external mixing unit as part of the Modular Intermediate Level Waste (ILW) Encapsulation Pre-Conditioning Project at Hinkley Point A.

Work will comprise the design and supply of a horizontal shaft mixer for the immobilisation of sludge ...

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NIA UK | British small nuclear plants can deliver low cost, low carbon electricity

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British consumers could benefit from lower cost electricity if the Government was to back an SMR programme for the UK, according to a new report issued today by Rolls-Royce and its partners in a UK Small Modular Reactor (SMR) consortium.

The company and partners, including Amec Foster Wheeler, Arup, Laing O’Rourke and Nuvia, say SMRs could produce energy for as low as £60 ...

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NIA UK | X-energy and Centrus Energy to Develop Fuel for Advanced Nuclear Reactors

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X Energy, LLC (X-energy) and Centrus Energy Corp. (NYSE American: LEU) have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore collaboration toward production of fuel for advanced nuclear reactors, the two companies announced today. X-energy, a pioneering advanced reactor and fuel company, and Centrus, an experienced nuclear fuel technology company, will work toward the development of a fuel fabrication facility. Based on the ...

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