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Nuclear Reactors

Question for Department for Energy and Climate Change

UIN 13012, tabled on 22 October 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what response she has made to the proposal put forward on 21 October 2015 for a partnership between Westinghouse and the Government to develop small modular nuclear reactors.

Answered on

28 October 2015

Receipt of the proposal was acknowledged by officials and it will be considered as part of Government’s wider work on SMRs, which includes evidence building through the techno-economic assessment and engagement with SMR vendors where appropriate.

Answered by

Department for Energy and Climate Change