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SMR module development facility, UK

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21st June 2024

By: Sheila Barradas

Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor

     

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Name of the Project
SMR module development facility.

Location
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, in the UK.

Project Owner/s
Rolls-Royce SMR.

Project Description
Rolls-Royce SMR will manufacture and test prototype modules for its small modular reactors (SMRs) at a new facility being established at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.

The facility will produce working prototypes of the individual modules that will be assembled into Rolls-Royce SMR power plants. Rolls-Royce has said that while the modular approach is unique within the nuclear industry, it is widely used and well proven across the oil and gas and renewables sectors.

Potential Job Creation
Not stated.

Capital Expenditure
The first phase is valued at £2.7-million and will be part of a wider estimated £15-million package.

Planned Start/End Date
Not stated.

Latest Developments
None stated.

Key Contracts, Suppliers and Consultants
None stated.

Contact Details for Project Information
Rolls-Royce SMR head of communications Dan Gould, cell +44 7717 720809 or email dan.gould@rolls-royce-smr.com.


 

Edited by Martin Zhuwakinyu
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor

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