Rolls-Royce SMR has signed an exclusive agreement with Dutch development company, ULC-Energy, to work together to deploy Rolls-Royce Small Modular Reactors (SMR) in the Netherlands (link).

Commenting on the new partnership, Tom Greatrex, Chief Executive of the Nuclear Industry Association, said:

“This agreement marks a welcome return of British reactor technology to global markets. All over the world, nuclear is making a comeback, and we should use that to bring jobs and investment here to Britain.

“It’s also high time that we got on with deploying a fleet of Rolls Royce SMRs in this country, because we should have a UK-flagged technology to help guarantee our energy security and our industrial skills base for the future.”


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