Daily News Roundup, 4 December 2021
Sheffield Forgemasters in agreement with Rolls Royce over nuclear power components. Manufacturing giant Rolls-Royce SMR has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Sheffield Forgemasters to jointly explore a long-term collaboration on nuclear power. The MOU concerns Forgemasters entering into potential commercial arrangemnts for a long-term collaboration on the supply of forgings to the Rolls-Royce UK Small Modular Reactor (SMR) fleet. The project directly supports the UK’s civil nuclear renaissance and the development of SMRs in the UK, with Sheffield Forgemasters … read more »
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It should be obvious now that Scotland can supply 100 per cent of ALL of its energy by renewables. Yet the Scottish Government has not pledged to do this yet. So let’s campaign for this commitment now!
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‘The Scottish Parliament should commit to a target of sourcing 100 per cent of all energy used in Scotland (not just electricity) from renewable energy by 2045 or earlier to … read more »
The Government published its long-awaited Energy White Paper on 14th December. After a string of earlier announcements including Boris Johnson’s Ten Point Plan, the National Infrastructure Strategy report plus the Government’s announcement of a new greenhouse gas target for 2030, there were relatively few surprises. Details are presented in nuClear News No.130 available here: https://www.no2nuclearpower.org.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nuClearNewsNo130.pdf