Small Modular Reactors

UK SMR / Rolls-Royce Consortium Increases Plant’s Power, Aims To Build Up To 10 By 2035

By David Dalton
17 May 2021

Company announces latest cost estimates and plans for assessment by regulators
Rolls-Royce Consortium Increases Plant’s Power, Aims To Build Up To 10 By 2035
Rolls-Royce said the cost of each plant will initially be about £2.2bn per unit dropping to £1.8bn by the time five have been completed. Courtesy Rolls-Royce.
A Rolls-Royce-led consortium which is creating a small modular reactor has increased the plant’s power from 440 MW to 470 MW and is aiming to complete its first unit in the early 2030s and build up to 10 by 2035.

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