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Nuclear Renaissance – Do or Die?

Lecture

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Teddington Evening Lecture: This lecture reviews the case for civil nuclear power within the UK and addresses some of the fundamental issues.

Date and Time

07 March 2018 - 19:15-20:00

Location

London, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the UK - London local network.


About this event

In 1956 Calderhall 1 was the world’s first Nuclear Power station to generate electricity on an industrial scale. Since then successive UK governments have waxed and waned over the use of nuclear power.
This talk will review the case for civil nuclear power within the UK and addresses some of the fundamental issues, such as: Is it needed?; Is it safe?;  Is it cost competitive?;  What happens when it reaches the end of its design life?;  What are the challenges in building a nuclear station?; What does tomorrow bring?

About the speaker

Neil Harrison from Doosan Babcock Ltd is a contractor designing and installing boilers power stations and a mechanical provider and installer for nuclear power stations.  Neil has worked for Doosan Babcock , in its various guises, for almost 40 years. His career has taken him from the delivery end of the business through to the front end sales. Neil’s current role as Nuclear Business Development Director enables him to provide an interesting insight into the Nuclear Industry. Neil has spent time in over 30 different countries either delivering or selling DB products and services.

Programme

Evening Lecture: 19:15 for 19:30 start

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