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A NEW NUCLEAR SAFEGUARDS REGIME: A NEW CHALLENGE FOR THE UK

Posted on October 6, 2017
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Keen “Brexatom” watchers will recently have picked up on remarks made by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, on the setting up of a domestic “nuclear safeguards regime”. As a result of our withdrawal from Euratom we will no longer fall within Euratom’s safeguards regime, and with nothing else […]

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CONSULTING INTERNATIONALLY: 10 TIPS FOR SUCCESS

Posted on September 19, 2017
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East Isn’t East Anymore Just like their engineering counterparts in the aerospace, automotive and advanced manufacturing sectors, innovative British nuclear companies are increasingly looking towards new overseas markets in order to sell their hard-earned consulting expertise. Look closely at the financial accounts of Britain’s biggest FTSE professional service firms and you will see that most […]

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WHOLESALE ENERGY PRICES: JULY – AUGUST 2017:

Posted on September 7, 2017
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In this article, Dominic Whittome covers recent changes to wholesale energy prices. Crude Oil Forward and spot markets across energy commodities increased over the summer. This was led by crude, which rose over 7% with the futures market buoyed by reports of progress in quota compliance amongst OPEC and OPEC-Alliance producing countries. The geo-political concerns […]

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DECOMMISSIONING LARGE SCALE ENERGY PLANTS: DISCHARGING LIABILITIES SAFELY AND COST EFFECTIVELY

Posted on August 30, 2017
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PART II: THE DECOMMISSIONING PLAN In the first article of this series we pointed out the desirability of having a robust and appropriately underpinned plan to discharge any liabilities arising from the operation of a facility, whether it be nuclear, conventionally hazardous, or physically complex, and the importance of a rigorous risk and uncertainty analysis, […]

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FACTORS TO CONSIDER BEFORE INVESTING IN BATTERY STORAGE: PART II

Posted on August 15, 2017
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This new series of blogs highlights the factors which a prospective end-user should weigh up before deciding whether and how to invest in electric storage. In terms of optimisation, such energy management can be done in-house or outsourced. Although there is no hard and fast rule, outsourcing can bring efficiency and expertise that can far […]

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