Gordon Mackerron, Chair of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM) reports on the progress the Committee is making towards making its recommendations on managing the UK’s radioactive waste.
New gasification-based technology from ENER.G Natural Power can help to both cut the use of fossil fuels and provide an alternative waste disposal option, writes Nick Dawber, managing director of the company.
Consideration is given to receipt of structures---to operate onshore facilities requires a level of capability suited to the multitude of possible forms in which the structures arrive onshore. The methods used for receiving being heavily influenced by weight. Equipment, facility requirements, legisl...
So will the UK see some new nuclear plants? The Dalton Nuclear Institute's Dr PJA Howarth discusses nuclear economics, government support, waste management, possible reactor designs and the role of academia in making this happen.