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Holtec Britain has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with South Korea’s Hyundai E&C and UK construction and engineering companies Balfour Beatty, and Mott MacDonald. The event was hosted at the Korean Embassy in London by Ambassador Yoon Yeocheol and attended by UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Korea, Sir John Whittingdale MP.

Date: Wednesday, 13 March 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsholtec-and-hyundai-partner-with-british-companies-to-deliver-smr-technology-in-the-uk-11594510

US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed an agreement with the UK’s Community Nuclear Power (CNP) to deploy the UK’s first privately-financed small modular reactor (SMR) fleet in Northeast England, using Westinghouse AP300 SMRs. “It is a significant step in making this new energy sector a reality with commercial operation expected by the early 2030s,” Westinghouse said.

Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswestinghouse-considers-deploying-four-ap300-smrs-in-the-uk-11512559

Great British Nuclear Chairman Simon Bowen sets out the ambitions and timescales of the UK's current competition to select small modular reactor (SMR) technology - and also suggests there will be a wider range of nuclear energy sites in the years ahead.

Date: Tuesday, 16 January 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Podcast-UK-SMR-competition-aiming-for-multiple-rea