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Small Modular Reactors: siting considerations and consenting routes

Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) are increasingly being seen as a critical component of the UK’s future energy generation landscape. We outline the key developments influencing the siting considerations and consenting routes for those projects.
10 November 2022

SMR sites adjacent to existing nuclear sites – challenges and opportunities

Early SMR sites are likely to be close to existing nuclear sites. Whilst interface risks must be managed there are also opportunities for SMR projects to benefit from existing infrastructure
14 October 2022

The regulation of Nuclear Fusion – a risk based approach?

Article providing update on Government’s proposals for the regulatory framework relating to generating fusion energy
01 July 2022

Press release

Burges Salmon advises UK Research and Innovation on Rolls-Royce SMR funding

The firm has supported UK Research and Innovation in funding Rolls-Royce SMR to deliver low cost, low carbon nuclear power technology

16 November 2021

Press release

UK government announces fusion strategy and consultation

On 1 October, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published a fusion strategy and a consultation on the regulatory framework for fusion

04 October 2021


Webinar on-demand: Launch of the Position Paper on Fuel Cells

In this on-demand webinar, that took place on Tuesday 14 September, our Net Zero team discuss the UK HFCA’s ‘Position Paper on Fuel Cells’

14 September 2021

Press release

Burges Salmon appointed to UKAEA legal panel to support its vital work on Fusion Energy

The firm has been appointed as the principal legal provider to the legal services panel to support UKAEA’s mission to research and develop fusion energy and associated technologies
09 November 2020

Exiting Euratom – an update on the impact of Brexit on the nuclear industry

The UK government has made good progress on its no-deal Brexit planning and has now issued its long-awaited proposal for future nuclear trade and collaboration with the EU after Brexit.
22 October 2018


Burges Salmon Glossary of Nuclear Terms

Our comprehensive glossary, explaining many of key terms and acronyms encountered in the nuclear sector, has been revised and updated to May 2018.
10 October 2018

Is Brexit still the nuclear option?

The UK should benefit from a transitional period which provides more time to mitigate the potentially harmful effects of Brexit and help secure the best possible future relationship with Euratom.
25 January 2018

Nuclear liability developments – forum shopping in the US

Cheryl Parkhouse and Ian Salter provide an overview of the consequences for the global nuclear industry and an update on the Paris Convention amendments.
23 January 2018

What role do nuclear safeguards play in international trade / collaboration

Safeguards provide states exporting nuclear goods, services, technology and know-how with the assurances required to meet their nuclear non-proliferation objectives.
26 June 2017
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