Small Modular Reactors

UK Investment / Gov’t To Provide £18 Million For Innovative Mini Nuclear Plants

By David Dalton
23 July 2019

Gov’t To Provide £18 Million For Innovative Mini Nuclear Plants
A computer-generated image of the Rolls-Royce plant. Photo courtesy Rolls-Royce.
In a further boost to the nuclear sector, the British government has announced \that it proposing to invest up to £18m of government money in the creation of innovative mini nuclear power plants which are smaller and less expensive to build than traditional nuclear plants.

A statement said that a consortium led by Rolls-Royce has proposed a significant joint investment of more than £500m focused on designing a first-of-a-kind small modular reactor.

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