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Northcourt 06.10.2022

Northcourt appoints Ed Butler as advisor to meet nuclear industry challenges

Northcourt, the Optio Group subsidiary and underwriter of international nuclear risk, today announces that Ed Butler has joined in a non-executive advisory capacity. Butler, who is currently chief resilience officer at ...

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Mark Tetley 05.01.2022

UK will need to look small to go big on nuclear reactor plans

In the words of Greg Hands, energy minister, the UK is on ‘a mission for fission projects – big and small…’. In an article for Emerging Risks earlier this month,[1] Hands goes on to say that impl...

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Zemfira Knott 14.10.2021

Thank you to the Nuclear industry!

During the pandemic’s peak, it very quickly became clear that exceptional efforts were being made by some to continue working in unprecedented circumstances. Healthcare workers, shop workers, scientists, those in t...

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Zemfira Knott 27.07.2021

Net zero needs Nuclear

In December, it will be 70 years since the first power plant produced usable electricity through atomic fission. Like all industries, nuclear power has had its growing pains but, after seven decades, it is finally coming...

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Alan Rickett 05.05.2021

Focus: New reactors set to radically transform the nuclear insurance market

A revolution in nuclear power is now under way. Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), units based on new and existing technologies, will radically change the economics of nuclear electricity. Now in advanced development, SMRs d...

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