A Rolls-Royce-led consortium has struck a deal with Central Europe’s biggest utility group to work on plans for a fleet of mini-nuclear reactors. Prague-based CEZ is keen to assess if it could roll out a fleet of the consortium’s reactors in the Czech Republic. The ‘rapid assembly’ power stations would be manufactured in sections and are about 1.5 acres in size – about one-sixteenth of the size of a normal station. The Rolls-Royce-led group, which also includes Laing O’Rourke and the National Nuclear Laboratory, wants to build 16 small nuclear reactors across the UK.
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