•• The Second Edition of the Spark! Contest ••
Why stop at one?
The second Spark! Contest set out to be bigger, better and brighter than the last with a question at the tip of the nuclear industry's tongue:
“ Why SMR?"
The unique role that Small Modular Reactor deployment could play in the future challenges of a global energy supply.
2017's question pushed our entrants into new realms of thought. Revealing challenges beyond the technical and into a mix of economic, political and social perspectives.
This year's workshop event was hosted at the French Ambassador's Residence in London followed by dinner on SS Great Britain (hosted by Costain) and a visit to EDF's Hinkley Point C construction site.
The 15 teams entered into the second phase of the contest had
2 days to share their ideas with industry leaders and fellow contestants.
Check out this short video (made by our friends at Pentire Street Productions) showing some of the highlights.