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Rolls-Royce to build Small Modular Reactors in UK— Market Mad House

Rolls-Royce plans to build small modular nuclear reactors to power the United Kingdom.

The company is seeking sites for a small modular reactor factory in England and Wales, The Financial Times reports. Rolls-Royce is adapting the fission reactors that power the Royal Navy’s nuclear submarines for civilian use in its small modular reactor (SMR) program.

Workers can assemble an SMR in a factory using 80% British components, Rolls-Royce claims. Rolls executives hope to build the reactors in…

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