In reaction to the announcement that funding has been secured to enable Small Modular Reactor delivery, Tom Greatrex, Chief Executive of the Nuclear Industry Association said,
“Match funding for Rolls-Royce SMR sends a huge signal to private investors that the government wants SMRs alongside new large-scale stations to hit net zero. It also shows investors that the government believes in nuclear as a green technology.
“Britain is leading the way in developing this technology, and as we move towards a low-carbon world, there is real opportunity to export to international markets.”
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As the trade association for the civil nuclear industry in the UK, the Nuclear Industry Association represents more than 250 companies across the UK’s nuclear supply chain.
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