Alex Petropoulos writes in City AM about Britain’s permitting process.
- Outdated regulations hinder nuclear energy development in not just the U.S., but the UK as well.
- Sizewell C, the last UK nuclear project to get approved, had to complete nearly 45,000 pages of paperwork in its licensing application.
- Despite the permitting challenges, Britain has agreed to award funding to Rolls Royce to establish a lunar small modular reactor.
- While this innovation is exciting, the UK should be focused on making it easier for the private sector to deploy nuclear power on Earth.
Read the full article here.