New Deal with industry to secure UK civil nuclear future and drive down cost of energy for customers

Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark announces a Sector Deal with the Nuclear Sector.

  • new £200 million Nuclear Sector Deal to secure the UK’s diverse energy mix and drive down the costs of nuclear energy meaning cheaper energy bills for customers
  • includes £32 million boost from government and industry to kick-start new advanced manufacturing programme including R&D investment to develop potential world-leading nuclear technologies like advanced modular reactors
  • a commitment to increasing gender diversity with a target of 40% women working in the civil nuclear sector by 2030
Source: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, The Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP, The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, The Rt Hon Liam Fox MP and Richard Harrington MP