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Urenco and U-Battery provide evidence to BEIS Select Committee

13 October 2020

Urenco and U-Battery have provided a response to the UK Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Select Committee inquiry on post-pandemic economic growth.

The submission clearly outlines the positive role nuclear can have in helping to rebuild the economy after COVID-19, while also assisting to combat climate change, and encourages the Government to focus investment on delivering Net Zero by 2050.

Nuclear and renewables have a key part to play within decarbonisation efforts as proven low-carbon technologies, with advanced and small modular reactors providing innovative future opportunities.

Read the submission in full

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About Urenco

Urenco is an international supplier of enrichment services and fuel cycle products with sustainability at the core of its business. Operating in a pivotal area of the nuclear fuel supply chain for 50 years, Urenco facilitates zero carbon electricity generation for consumers around the world.

With its head office near London, UK, Urenco’s global presence ensures diversity and security of supply for customers through enrichment facilities in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA. Using centrifuge technology designed and developed by Urenco, and through the expertise of our people, the Urenco Group provides safe, cost effective and reliable services; operating within a framework of high environmental, social and governance standards, complementing international safeguards.

Urenco is committed to continued investment in the responsible management of nuclear materials; innovation activities with clear sustainability benefits, such as nuclear medicine, industrial efficiency and research; and nurturing the next generation of scientists and engineers.

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