A UK government minister is to visit the Trawsfynydd nuclear power plant in Gwynedd today as part of a two-day visit to the region to discuss proposals for a North Wales growth deal. Stuart Andrew is expected to highlight the value of Small Modular Reactors to generate growth and create high value jobs across the UK following a visit to the nuclear power station power station. Stuart Andrew will also highlight North Wales’ potential in developing solutions to cut the cost of energy and drive growth in a speech to energy leaders at the North Wales and Mersey Dee Energy & Clean Growth Summit. Speaking ahead of the meeting, Stuart Andrew said: “A growth deal in North Wales will transform the way the region is governed, bringing powers to a local level and using big ideas to unlock growth and better connect towns and cities, both within Wales and over the border.
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Small Gwynedd nuclear reactors site would bring ‘much needed boost to economy’. Government minister Stuart Andrew is visiting Trawsfynydd today to look at the site. UK Government minister Stuart Andrew is visiting Trawsfynydd today to press the site’s case as a potential site for a small modular nuclear reactor. The Gwynedd site – home of a twin-reactor Magnox station that stopped generating in 1991 – was identified as a potential small modular reactor site by Parliament’s Welsh Affairs Committee. Wales minister Mr Andrew is at the site today to see the potential opportunity on offer.
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