Rolls-Royce has ramped up its efforts to build a fleet of small nuclear power stations as the next stage of a government competition draws closer. City A.M. understands that 30 employees from its Trident submarine work are now checking work on Rolls’ blueprint for the Small Modular Reactors (SMRS). The Sunday Times first reported the news. It comes as the government’s Successor programme, which will replace the UK’s four nuclear submarines with newer models, moves from the design to the manufacturing stage.
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