Accelerating UK Nuclear New Build. Tony Roulstone July 2006. Contents. Background; Setting the conditions for success; Why is time important? Challenge for UK industry; Is the answer to the nuclear power gap - Modular design & Off site construction?. Background.
- Modular design & Off site construction?
Capital Costs uncertain & large
Doubts about Nuclear Safety
Stable & competitive electricity price
Candidate systems for UK each based on a successful international design with the latest safety features:
+15% through life costs
Programme timescale 25 years
Modular Design & Off-site
Programme timescale 13 years