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Northern Powerhouse Clean Growth Webinar Series – Civil Nuclear

21 July 2020

The webinar explored how the long-established capability that exists in the Northern Powerhouse is playing a role in nuclear new build, decommissioning, new fuel technologies and the development & deployment of SMRs/AMRs.

The role of industry groups such as the North West Nuclear Arc in setting a vision for the civil nuclear sector was discussed and how these industry networks are being used to create new ways of collaborative working, new facilities (such as the Clean Energy Technology Park) and greater clarity of how to do business with companies such as Sellafield Ltd.”’

Speakers: Dr Rebecca Weston (Sellafield Ltd, Cumbria LEP and North West Nuclear Arc), Lindsay Roche (Westinghouse, a Northern Powerhouse Investment Champion). Rebecca will review the ambition for Cumbria/NW England in civil nuclear and how to work with Sellafield. Lindsay will highlight the attributes of the region for Westinghouse and the plans for their Clean Energy Technology Park – a great site for FDI in civil nuclear. Mike Rosenfeld, Vice Consul – Senior Advisor for DIT in LA will joined as a panellist to answer Q’s during the Q and A.

To view the webinar click HERE (password: dQTZaRi6)